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Since 1793, when The Old Farmer's Almanac began tracking heavenly events and seasonal changes, the Moon has been full on the first day of winter just nine times. The next occurrence will be in 2010. See the chart below.
Find out this year's Moon eclipse dates. See our lunar eclipse page.
Full Beaver Moon Video
Each month, we explain the names of the full Moon—plus, fascinating Moon facts. Watch the Full Beaver Moon video!
Best Fishing Days
Get the year's best fishing days, when the Moon is between new and full.
With the Tide Predictions Calculator, find high and low beach tides for any location in the U.S. and Canada for any date.
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Colors around Moon
I remember reading in the almanac what it means when you seen blue or other colored auras around the moon, but I can't remember what it said. Can anyone bring me up to date with...
Need Information on real Christmas Star
Years ago I heard a tv astronomer tell of a star that could only be seen around Christmas time. Some people called it the Christmas star. He told how to find it in the sky and it'...
Lunar Weather Trends.
Has any one got any findings/observations on certain 'trends' that appear to happen around certain Moon phases/times of year? Take for example the Harvest Full Moon, always strong...