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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Astronomy

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to July 2014

Find out what and when to look up in the sky for astronomical events.

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Little Fox In The Sky

This summer while star gazing look for the little fox in the sky. Here’s how and why.

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Summer’s Arrival in the Sky

A look at what is happening in our atmosphere as we start summer this week.

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Out Of This World Summer

Ever wonder what the seasons are like on other planets? Or how you could make the summer last a little longer? Check out this fascinating galactic weather overview.

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Can You See Through The Clouds With A Telescope?

Telescopes work wonderfully but can they really see through clouds?!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to June 2014

As the weather warms and you spend more time outside, don’t forget to look up in the sky for some beautiful and natural wonders.

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A Meteor Outburst on May 24th

Early Saturday morning we may have great seats for viewing a fantastic meteor shower.

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What is a Satellite?

Ever wonder what purpose satellites serve? Or how many there are out there?

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.