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Full Worm Moon Video
Learn about March's Full Moon, folklore and facts. Watch the Worm Moon video!
Eclipse Dates 2014
When's the next solar or lunar eclipse? See Eclipse Dates for 2014.
First Day of Spring
Welcome spring on our vernal equinox page.
Moon Question of the Day
What is the definition of sunrise/sunset and moonrise/moonset, especially regarding the exact tim...
Moon Folklore of the Day
A new moon on Saturday or Sunday is bad luck and predicts rain.
With the Tide Predictions Calculator, find high and low beach tides for any location in the U.S. and Canada for any date.
Catch a star! See meteor showers dates for 2014 —plus viewing tips.
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Best date to take a licensure exam?
I'm looking to schedule a very important licensing exam between now and July. My granny wouldn't even cut our hair without checking the almanac. Please advise when would be some...
The man of the signs
Greetings...My son is the sign of Taurus and I can't remember what my mom taught me,rest her soul. for surgury do I have it done when Taurus (neck)is far away from the area. ie:...
When to Plant water melon
This statement below planting water melon on the second quarter does it mean germinating seeds or does it mean transplanting from nursery to the garden. i got that from some...
astrological sign SEX what does it mean
Today,July 12, 2013 has the sign of SEX in my Local Almanac for planting. What does that mean ? Is that a day to plant or weed or harvest or what ? Yesterday was a weed day and...