Almanac - Tuesday 12/10/19
Today is Tuesday, the 10th of December of 2019...
It is the 344th day of the year.
21 days remain until the end of the year.
84 days until primaries
Tuesday March 3, 2020
(2 months and 22 days from today)
329 days until Election Day
The sun rises at 7:15 am
and sunset will be at 4:51 pm.
We will have 9 hours and 36 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 12:03 pm.
The first low tide will be at 3:16 am
and the next low tide at 4:20 pm.
The first high tide will be at 9:33 am
and the next high tide at 11:24 pm.
The Moon is currently 97.0% visible; a Waxing Gibbous moon
Moon Direction: 293.05° WNW↑
Moon Altitude: -2.68°
Moon Distance: 242121 mi
Next Full Moon: Dec 11, 2019 9:12 pm
Next New Moon: Dec 25, 2019 9:13 pm
Next Moonrise: Today 4:04 pm
Full Moon tomorrow Wednesday 11th of December of 2019 at 9:12 pm
According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the December full moon is called the Full Cold Moon. This is the month when the winter cold fastens its grip and the nights become long and dark. This full Moon has also been called the Long Nights Moon.
Last Quarter Moon in 8 days Wednesday the 18th of December of 2019 at 8:57 pm
New Moon in 15 days on Christmas Day, Wednesday the 25th of December of 2019 at 9:13 pm
Annular Solar Eclipse
First Quarter Moon in 23 days on a Thursday, the 2nd of January of 2020 at 8:45 pm
For the computer known as the "DEC 10", see PDP-10.
It is also…
Victory Day in Iraq
On this day in History…
1868 – The first traffic lights are installed, outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Resembling railway signals, they use semaphore arms and are illuminated at night by red and green gas lamps.
In 1869, women were granted the right to vote in the Wyoming Territory.
In 1948, the U.N. General Assembly adopted its Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
In 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. received his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, saying he accepted it "with an abiding faith in America and an audacious faith in the future of mankind."
On Dec. 10, 1994, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin received the Nobel Peace Prize, pledging to pursue their mission of healing the anguished Middle East.
In 1996, South African President Nelson Mandela signed the country's new constitution into law during a ceremony in Sharpeville.
In 2007, Former Vice President Al Gore accepted the Nobel Peace Prize with a call for humanity to rise up against a looming climate crisis and stop waging war on the environment.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1913 – Morton Gould, American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1996)
1952 – Susan Dey, American actress
1985 – Raven-Symoné, American actress, singer, and dancer