Almanac - Friday 12/13/19
Today is Ice Cream Day! (brrr...)
Today is Friday, the 13th of December of 2019.
It is the 347th day of the year.
18 days remain until the end of the year.
81 days until primaries
Tuesday March 3, 2020
(2 months and 19 days from today)
326 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(10 months and 21 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:17 am
and sunset will be at 4:52 pm.
We will have 9 hours and 35 minutes of daylight, today.
The solar transit will be at 12:04 pm.
The first high tide was at 12:55 am
The first low tide was at 5:15 am
and the next high tide at 11:22 am.
and the next low tide at 6:14 pm.
The Moon is 98.0% visible
Yesterday’s December Moon was 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.
Moon Direction: 268.44° W↑
Moon Altitude: 41.19°
Moon Distance: 234977 mi
Next New Moon: Christmas Day Wednesday December 25, 2019 at 9:13 pm
Next Moonset: Today 8:40 am
Last Quarter Moon in 5 days next Wednesday 18th of December of 2019 at 8:57 pm
New Moon in 12 days on Christmas Day, Wednesday, 25th of December of 2019 at 9:13 pm
Annular Solar Eclipse
First Quarter Moon of the year will fall on a Thursday, the 2nd of January of 2020 at 8:45 pm
and the next Full Moon appears in 27 days on A Friday 10th of January of 2020 at 11:21 am
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse also occurs on this day
Today is also…
On this day in history…
1972 – Apollo program: Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt begin the third and final extra-vehicular activity (EVA) or "Moonwalk" of Apollo 17. To date they are the last humans to set foot on the Moon.
and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! You share your special day with…
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1897 – Drew Pearson, American journalist and author (d. 1969)
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 – Jeff Baxter, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1948 – Ted Nugent, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1954 – Steve Forbert, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1989 – Taylor Swift, American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress