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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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constellations

The Constellation Phoenix

The Constellation Phoenix

Visible in the night sky during the fall, Phoenix is one of the famed “Southern Birds.” Learn more about this constellation!

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A Chamaeleon Constellation

A Chamaeleon Constellation

Learn about this modern constellation named after this mysterious lizard.

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Little Fox In The Sky

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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This Month: The King of Beasts and a Stellar Eclipse

This Month: The King of Beasts and a Stellar Eclipse

March really does come in like a lion. High in our evening sky this month is Leo the lion!

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A Ship in the Sky

A Ship in the Sky

Four modern constellations were once one massive ship. Learn more!

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A Love That’s Written in the Stars

A Love That’s Written in the Stars

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to look at a love story that is literally written in the stars.

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Orion: Mighty Hunter of the Winter Sky

Orion: Mighty Hunter of the Winter Sky

Get to know one of the winter sky’s most recognizable figures.

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The Christmas Sky

The Christmas Sky

Spend some time this holiday season getting to know the original Christmas lights!

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Why Are There More Stars in Winter?

Why Are There More Stars in Winter?

It’s a cruel reality that, just when the night air turns coldest, the night sky is at its brightest. But why? We have the answer!

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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.