Almanac - Wednesday 12/13/17
Today Wednesday, 13th of December of 2017 is the 347th day of the year.
There are 18 days remaining until the end of the year.
328 days until mid-term elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018
(10 months and 24 days from today)
1056 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 10 months and 21 days from today)
the sun rises at 7:17 am
and the sun sets at 4:52 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 35 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 12:04 pm.
the first low tide was at 1:16 am
and the next low tide will be at 2:37 pm.
The first high tide will be at 8:00 am
and the next high tide at 9:05 pm.
The Moon is 19.6%; a Waning Crescent
Moon Direction: ↑ 116.95° ESE
Moon Altitude: 20.03°
Moon Distance: 246518 mi
Next New Moon: Sunday December 17, 2017 at 10:30 pm
Next Full Moon:Monday January 1, 20186:24 pm
Next Moonset: Today at 2:27 pm
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with….
1903 – Carlos Montoya, Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1993)
1906 – Laurens van der Post, South African-English soldier and author (d. 1996)
1911 – Kenneth Patchen, American poet and painter (d. 1972)
1948 – Ted Nugent, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1953 – Ben Bernanke, American economist and academic
1953 – Jim Davidson, English comedian, actor, and television host
1954 – Steve Forbert, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1989 – Taylor Swift, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress
And on this day in history….