Almanac - Wednesday 9/2/20
It's a Full Corn Moon today...
Today is Wednesday, the 2nd of September of 2020...It is the 246th day of the year
120 days remain until the end of the year.
62 days until Election Day
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 months and 2 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:40 am
and the sun sets will be at 7:36 pm.
We will have 12 hours and 56 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:09 this afternoon.
The first low tide will be at 6:21 am
and the next low tide at 6:33 pm.
The next high tide of the day will be at 1:19 pm.
The Moon is 99.7% visible
It’s a Full Moon
The September Moon is called the Full Corn Moon, or the Harvest Moon.
It’s also called the Barley Moon and the Yellow Leaf Moon
8:20 pm↑ 100° East
6:58 am↑ 256° West
12 hours, 55 minutes (-2m 20s)
Last Quarter Moon in 8 days on a Thursday the 10th of September of 2020 at 2:26 am
New Moon in 15 days on Thursday the 17th of September of 2020 at 4:00 am
First Quarter Moon in 21 days on a Wednesday the 23rd of September of 2020 at 6:55 pm
Full Moon in 29 days on Thursday the 1st of October of 2020 at 2:05 pm
Today is also…
2013 – The Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opens at 10:15 PM at a cost of $6.4 billion, after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake damaged the old span.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1928 – Horace Silver, American pianist and composer (d. 2014)
1946 – Billy Preston, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 2006)
1946 – Dan White, American assassin and politician (d. 1985)
1948 – Terry Bradshaw, American football player, sportscaster, and actor
1953 – John Zorn, American saxophonist, composer, and producer
1964 – Keanu Reeves, Lebanese-Canadian actor, singer, and producer
1966 – Salma Hayek, Mexican-American actress, director, and producer