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The 2016 Farmers Almanac
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Christmas Presents In The Sky

Christmas Presents In The Sky

A manger, a cross and a Christmas package? The Yuletide evening sky is especially rewarding now for stargazers! Learn more!

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Tips For Stargazing With Binoculars

Tips For Stargazing With Binoculars

Enjoy watching the heavens? Read why simple binoculars are often the best instrument to use.

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To August 2015

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To August 2015

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To March 2015

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To March 2015

Here’s a quick look at what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month.

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to May 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to May 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to April 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to April 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month.

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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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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to March 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to March 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to February 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to February 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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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.

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