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The Old Farmer's Almanac For Kids
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TODAY'S RISE AND SET
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SUNRISE

6:10 A.M.

MOONRISE

9:09 P.M.

SUNSET

7:17 P.M.

MOONSET

10:44 A.M.

SEPTEMBER SKY EVENTS

Neptune, in its closest approach of the year, is in opposition on the 1st.
The autumnal equinox brings the start of autumn on the 23rd at 4:21 A.M.
The year’s best eclipse for North American viewers unfolds on the 27th. Mid-eclipse will be seen at 10:47 P.M.

MOON PHASES FOR THIS WEEK

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FULL MOON NAMES

January

Full Wolf Moon

February

Full Snow Moon

March

Full Worm Moon

April

Full Pink Moon

May

Full Flower Moon

June

Full Strawberry Moon

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FASCINATING FACT

The spin-time of the Moon on its own axis is identical to the time it takes the Moon to revolve around Earth, which is why the Moon always keeps almost exactly the same face toward us.

This month:

FULL HARVEST
MOON
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SEASONS

For centuries, people have watched the sky for the changes of seasons and then celebrated with colorful rituals.

Tell Us how you celebrate the different seasons?

Solstices and Equinoxes

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Travel in Time
Visit these ancient seasonal markers:

Stonehenge, England

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Chichén Itzá Mexico

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 Exploratorium

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CATCH SATURN'S RINGS

Saturn will be especially visible in 2031. Click here if you can't wait.

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Once Upon a Moon...

What image do you see in the full Moon?
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GIANT JUPITER

Jupiter’s surface is covered clouds of many colors--red, brown, yellow, and white! The clouds move in light and dark bands around the planet. See Jupiter rotating!

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Did You Know?
On a clear night look up at the sky and connect some stars to create an original constellation. Make up a story about it and share it with other kids.Tell Us


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