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The Star of Bethlehem
Was the Star of Bethlehem a real celestial body or a miraculous vision? Astronomer Bob Berman...
Full Moon for February 2020
When is the Full Moon in February 2020? What time is Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called the...
Full Moon for September 2020
The full Moon for September 2020 is the Full Corn Moon. See what this means—plus, Moon phase dates...
Monthly Horoscope for October 2019
Here’s your monthly horoscope for October 2019. What could be in store for this month? Almanac...
Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2019
Mercury enters retrograde motion on October 31, 2019! (That’s right—Halloween!) Find out what that...
Libra Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Libra! The Zodiac Sign for Libra (September 23 to October 23) is represented by the...
Monthly Horoscope for September 2019
Here’s your monthly horoscope for September 2019. What could be in store for this month? Almanac...
Virgo Zodiac Sign
Happy birthday, Virgo! The Zodiac Sign for Virgo (August 23 to September 22, 2019) is represented...
Full Moon for March 2020
When is the full Moon in March 2020? Here’s all you need to know about March’s Full Worm Moon—...
Full Moon for June 2020
Learn about the Full Moon for June 2020—the Strawberry Moon! Find out more about the June’s full...
Full Moon for July 2020
When is the Full Moon for July 2020? Learn more about the Full Buck Moon—and why this July Moon is...
What is a Black Moon?
Much media hype surrounds Moon names, such as “Blood Moon” and “Blue Moon,” but have you ever heard...
Cancer Zodiac Sign: Dates, Personality, and Compatibility
Happy birthday, Cancer! For 2019, learn about what Cancer Zodiac Sign means and how it affects your...
Monthly Horoscope for August 2019
Here’s your horoscope for August 2019. If you follow the ancient practice of astrology, see the...
Mercury Retrograde and Zodiac Signs
When Mercury is in retrograde, its influence depends on which of the 12 zodiac signs the planet is...
Monthly Horoscope for June 2019
Here’s your horoscope for June 2019. If you follow the ancient practice of astrology, see the month...
Gemini Zodiac Sign: Dates, Personality, and Compatibility
Happy birthday, Gemini! For 2019, learn about what Gemini Zodiac Sign means and how it affects...
Fishing Calendar for 2019
When is the best time to go fishing? See our best fishing days in the Old Farmer’s Almanac’s 2019 ...
Blue Moon in 2019: What is a Blue Moon?
When is the next Blue Moon? And exactly what is a Blue Moon? There’s some confusion about this...
Monthly Horoscope for May 2019
Here’s your monthly horoscope for May 2019. The planets are mostly moving forward and we should be...
The Man of Signs (Zodiac Man)
Ancient astrologers believed that each astrological sign of the zodiac influenced a specific part...
Monthly Horoscope for April 2019
Here’s your monthly horoscope for April 2019. Give yourself some extra time with whatever you are...
Aries Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Aries! As the first sign in the zodiac, Aquarius is represented by the Ram and...
Monthly Horoscope for March 2019
Here’s your monthly horoscope for March 2019. Give yourself some extra time with whatever you are...
Pisces Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Pisces! The twelfth astrological sign in the Zodiac, Pisces is the sign for folks...
Pet Zodiac Signs
Here are your pet’s Zodiac signs and traits. It’s fun to see if your pet’s sign rings true. Perhaps...
Aquarius Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Aquarius! The 11th astrological sign in the zodiac, Aquarius is the sign of the...
Chinese New Year 2019: The Year of the Pig
This year, Chinese New Year lands on Tuesday, February 5! According to the Chinese zodiac, 2019 is...
Monthly Horoscope for February 2019
Here’s your Horoscope for February 2019. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides...
Capricorn Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Capricorn! The tenth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the...
Full Moon for November 2019
Here’s all you need to know about the full Moon for November—also, called the Full Beaver Moon....
Full Moon for December 2019
The Full Moon for December 2019 rises on the 12th! Traditionally, this Moon was called the Full...
Setting Chicken Eggs by the Moon's Sign
Setting chicken eggs by the Moon? Here are best days to set eggs for 2019/ According to tradition,...
Monthly Horoscope for January 2019
Here’s your Horoscope for January 2019. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides...
Sagittarius Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Sagittarius! The ninth astrological sign, Sagittarius is symbolized by the Archer....
Monthly Horoscope for December 2018
Here’s your Horoscope for December 2018. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides...
Monthly Horoscope for November 2018
Here’s your Horoscope for November 2018. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides...
The Full Moon, Childbirth, and Marriage
The Moon has a personal relationship with us all, and folklore has it that childbirth and even...
Full Moon and Good Luck
Can the Moon change your luck? According to Moon lore, in many cases the full Moon brings good luck...
Scorpio Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Scorpio! The eighth sign of the zodiac, Scorpio dates in astrology are typically...
Monthly Horoscope for October 2018
Here’s your monthly horoscope for October 2018. What could be in store for this month? Almanac...
Monthly Horoscope for September 2018
Here’s your monthly horoscope for September 2018. What could be in store for this month? Almanac...