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December 2nd Daily Correspondence Digest for the Daily and Birthday Horoscopes

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Moon Alert

There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions today until 9:15 PM PST. The Moon is in Scorpio.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is a good day to discuss how to share something, like an inheritance. Bosses and important people will be helpful; and you will enjoy schmoozing with friends and interacting with clubs and groups. You have strong feelings today!

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Enjoy warm relations with partners and close friends as well as members of the general public; however, note: people are opinionated! Expect to attract someone to you who has strong ideas. Meanwhile, you’ll be attracted to someone who is “different.”

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

This is a lovely day at work whether you work in a slave wage job or you work for yourself because you have lots of energy! (In fact, you might be a tad bossy.) Support and assistance from others will be forthcoming. People are in a good mood today!

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a more playful, lighthearted day! You have lots of energy to socialize and play. Enjoy sports events, long lunches, Happy Hours and fun times with others, especially playful activities with children. Relations with partners and close friends will be cozy.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today it will please you to redecorate at home or do something to tidy up things. Certainly, increased chaos and activity on the home front have been the state of affairs for you, perhaps because of visiting guests, renovations or residential moves.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You are super charged about something today, which is why you’re so persuasive. (You probably will try to convince someone to agree with you.) Fortunately, you’ll be successful socializing with others. You might also entertain at home because your focus on home and family right now is strong.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

“Show me the money!” This is a strong day for business and commerce because you have definite ideas about financial matters. Likewise, you might be intent on shopping or buying something. Some of you will shop for your home because you want to make where you live more attractive.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today the Moon is in your sign lined up with fiery Mars. This can make you aggressive, even argumentative. Fortunately, the Moon is also dancing with fair Venus and Jupiter, which promotes friendly encounters with others – especially relatives and neighbours. Enjoy schmoozing.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You might be wise to play things low-key today to see which way the wind is blowing. Having said that, this is a good day for money and financial negotiations. Nevertheless, it’s possible that someone is working against your best interests today. This means — if you think something fishy is going on – it is.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

This is a great day to schmooze with friends as well as interact with groups, clubs and professional associations. Because you might be in competition with someone, a discussion could get a tad heated. Fortunately, with Venus in your sign, you’ll be as diplomatic as ever. (We can take you anywhere.)

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

People notice you today. Do be aware of this. In fact, personal details about your private life might be under discussion. Possibly this is because you are coming on a bit strong? Or possibly it’s due to a secret love affair? Oops.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

This is a great day to make travel plans or talk to people from other countries because you’re eager to do something to expand your horizons. Meanwhile, relations with friends and groups are excellent; and you continue to make a wonderful impression on bosses and authority types. This s good.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Singer Britney Spears (1981) shares your birthday today. You are a feeler. You are a naturally emotional person, who is vibrant and has a sunny personality. You are very creative; however, you need to have a lot of variety in your life to stay fresh. This year is a very exciting year for you because you are opening new doors and setting off in a new direction.

Click here to read anyone’s birthday horoscope

DECEMBER 2 birthday horoscope predicts that you are a Sagittarius who as an optimistic person seeks exciting activities. You like to do things differently from what is considered normal to most people. Most people cannot wait for you to tell them about your weekend or things that you have done. Your life is always like a roller-coaster ride.

As a December 2 birthday personality, you look for someone who has a positive outlook on life. Passionate is the Sagittarius who pursues his or her love of a lifetime. You are known to reach your goals and this one should be no different.

If today is your birthday, you are annoyed easily, and you can be reckless from time to time. It is not so much as, what you do but your mouth can get you into trouble. You tend to say the damnedest things at the worse times. You have many people who look up to you. The future of person who born on 2 December depends on learning how to control what they say as this can be beneficial in the end.

These Sagittarius birthday individuals are hopeful people. Mostly, you are curious individuals who love people or the limelight, I should say. There is nothing wrong with it. Many entertainers are hooked on the screaming fans and without that, they would not have the stimulation to go on. You need positive feedback even if you are not an insecure person.

The December 2nd horoscope predicts that career choices and decisions are likely to be confusing for someone like you. You make great politicians or lawyers. You are a people’s person and could enjoy life as a sales professional. Some of you are interested in the performing arts and could find yourselves on stage. Whatever you decide, you are determined to make it to the top. This December 2 birthday personality trait is perhaps one of your best assets.

It is not unusual for someone with a December 2 birthday to place priority on his or her careers. Many marry late in life because of this. It is easier to concentrate on your own life than to collaborate with someone and have the responsibility of another. Besides, you have had your share of disappointments where love is concerned. It is a way of protecting yourself, but at the end of the day, you want someone to share your life with.

As a Sagittarius in love, you make mistakes because you tend to be in a rush. This is not something you as a smart individual should be doing. Take your time with love. It will come, warns the December 2nd birthday astrology analysis. You are loyal and are not afraid to show affection. Even after your failed relationships, you are still willing to try. I guess you are just a hopeless romantic.

What your birthday says about you is that your health usually depends on your mood. If you are happy, then normally you are doing all the right things to take care of yourself. When you are down, you tend to let yourself go. Many of us do this simply because we are depressed.

There are some ways to get around this feeling. One of them being exercise but as the December 2 zodiac sign is Sagittarius, you may prefer a form of meditation. Keep it positive and keep it moving.

The December 2 horoscope suggests that you look for adventure anywhere you can get it. You are highly spirited, but you are moody. More so, you are creative. This zodiac birthday person needs a schedule to keep them focused on their goals. It is said that you sometimes start things that you do not finish. Still, in all, you are a lot of fun. You believe that whatever you set out to do, will have come out of a dream. It’s dreams that make us believers.

 

Famous People And Celebrities Born On December 2nd

Cathy Lee Crosby, John Dahl, Jay Haas, Lucy Liu, Amber Montana, Lucy Liu, Gianni Versace

See: Famous Celebrities Born On December 2

This Day That Year – December 2 In History

1859 – John Brown died today; he was hanged to death.
1942 – The University of Chicago sponsors the first controlled nuclear demonstration.
1982 – The first man to receive an artificial heart.
2001 – The CEO of the company called Enron Corporation, claims broke.
2006 – Rachel Hunter and Rod Steward get a divorce.

December 2  Dhanu Rashi (Vedic Moon Sign)
December 2 Chinese Zodiac RAT

December 2 Birthday Planet

Your ruling planet is the Jupiter that represents moral values, intellect, good luck, and abundance.

December 2 Birthday Symbols

The Archer Is The Symbol For The Sagittarius Zodiac Sign

December 2 Birthday Tarot Card

Your Birthday Tarot Card is The High Priestess. This card shows that you will be blessed with some secret wisdom that will influence important decisions in your life. The Minor Arcana cards are Eight of Wands and King of Wands

December 2 Birthday Zodiac Compatibility

You are most compatible with people born under Zodiac Sign LeoThis relationship is emotionally passionate and sexually stimulating.
You are not compatible with people born under Zodiac Sign Taurus: This love match between the Sagittarian and the Bull will have its share of fights.

See Also:

December 2 Lucky Numbers

Number 5 – This number stands for motivation, strength, idealism, and learning.
Number 2 – This is a number that symbolizes justice, balance, flexibility, and devotion.

Read about: Birthday Numerology

Lucky Colors For December 2 Birthday

Purple: This is a clairvoyant color that symbolizes dreams, splendor, regal stature and magic.
White: This color is a pure color that symbolizes completion, truth, impartiality, and peace.

Lucky Days For December 2 Birthday

Thursday – This day is ruled by Jupiter and stands for a day of learning and moving forward with a positive mind.
Monday – This day ruled by Moon stands for remembering and analyzing your feelings and emotions.

December 2 Birthstone Turquoise

Turquoise gemstone is symbolic of good fortune, positive energy and abundance.

Ideal Zodiac Birthday Gifts For People Born On December 2

A pair of travel boots for the man and a silk top from a leading brand for the woman. The December 2 birthday personality loves travel accessories as gifts.

December 2nd Daily Divination Journal

Tarot Card

From Tarotx.net – Click on hyperlink for more information about The Archer from the Wildwood Tarot Deck

The Archer – Number 7 Major Arcana

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Viking Rune

From londonverse.com – Norse/Viking Runes

 INGWUZ VIKING

FERTILITY, NEW LIFE

This rune is a unique representation of a new beginning in life. It also signifies the right of people to start a brand-new page in their life. It shows completion but also means fertilizing the soil to achieve ultimate liberation.

Witch’s Rune

From psychic-revelation.com

The Moon

Keywords: Change.

Meanings: The “x” marks represent the four main phases of the moon and so you can expect changes to happen within the next 28 days. This is a particularly feminine stone and often appears in response to questions about women’s issues. The Moon rune is a messenger. It is telling you to be aware that major changes are coming to your life. Consult the runes closest to it to determine whether those changes are negative or positive.

Druid Ogham

From Druid Ogham- For more information about KODA

Koad

Grove, convergence, ecosystem, review, crossroads, harmony

Tree: Collection of various trees

Letter: Ch

Koad represents a point on the map of your life and cause to reflect on what got you there as well as where you are headed. Many factors conspired to bring you where you are today. An entire ecosystem exists in and around you that is as unique as a fingerprint. This ecosystem is neither entirely good nor entirely bad, which is why this Ogham and the rest of the Forfedha (Oir, Uilleand, Phagos, and Mor) are too complex to be read as well or ill-dignified. Koad is one particular harmony/dissonance at this point in your life. If your life is going well in some respects, this could mean a feeling of competence and capability or a feeling of love and being loved. If you are in a time of stress, Koad may represent the s**tstorm whirling around you. Or all of the above could be going on at once.
You are here to learn a certain set of unique lessons in this lifetime. There are many roads you can take any given day, and like one of those old Choose Your Own Adventure books, each road has its own outcome. Sometimes two seemingly different roads have the same outcome. Koad indicates a feeling of responsibility and ownership of your decisions, however, other factors you cannot control should be taken into account as well, such as family history, social norms, laws, and the era in which you dwell.

Many people do not realize that orchestral symphonies are major works that are frequently an hour in length. A symphony is an elaborate ABA form (think Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on steroids) with mini-breaks between three sections. If your life is a symphony, imagine Koad as one moment in one measure of a huge programmatic work of music. What harmony have you achieved? Are you in a slow or fast movement?

Questions when you draw Koad:

I Ching

From IChingOnline.net – For more information about Hexagram 26

Hexagram Twenty – Six 26

Ta Ch’u / Recharging Power

Heaven’s motherlode waits within the Mountain:
The Superior Person mines deep into history’s wealth of wisdom and deeds, charging his character with timeless strength.

Persevere.
Drawing sustenance from these sources creates good fortune.
Then you may cross to the far shore.

SITUATION ANALYSIS:

There are important precedents in this situation.
Others have trodden this Path before you, overcoming the same obstacles facing you now, and making crucial decisions at the same crossroads.
Study their journals, watch for their trail markings.
Gain inspiration and wisdom from the heroes and learn from the mistakes of those who chose a sidepath.
All were Seekers, explorers whose daring mapped a course you can follow.
The words and deeds of the finest can imbue you with the courage necessary to face what lies before you.

Numerology

The Numerology Meaning of the Number 9: GLOBAL AWARENESS

The 9 highlights a mathematical and philosophical observation that is unique and revealing. From a purely mathematical perspective, the 9 stands apart.

Here’s why:

When you multiply any number by 9, then add the resulting digits and reduce them to a single digit, it always becomes a 9. For example, 6 x 9 = 54, reduce 54 to a single digit by adding them together: 5 + 4 = 9. Similarly, 8 x 9 = 72, and 7 + 2 = 9. Or 23 x 9 = 207, 2 + 0 + 7 = 9, and so forth.

There is nothing coincidental about this peculiarity.

Try it. Any number, no matter how large, multiplied by 9 reduces to 9. From a numerological perspective, the 9 simply takes over, like the infamous body snatchers. Any number that was initially increased by a factor of 9 loses its own identity and instead takes on the characteristics of the 9.

No other number has that quality.

A different, but no less distinctive attribute of the 9 happens when you add it to any other number, then reduce that number to a single digit. In this case, it always comes back to itself as if nothing was added at all – it doesn’t change anything from the initial single digit value.

For example, 5 + 9 = 14, 1 + 4 = 5. Or 7 + 9 = 16, 1 + 6 = 7. 24 (which reduces to 6) + 9 = 33, 3 + 3 = 6. Again, have some fun, try it on a bunch of numbers.

When multiplying, the 9 takes over, but when adding, the 9 does nothing.

For a math junkie like myself, this is beauty. It symbolically touches the core of the magic that underlies this creation. But enough about math, let’s look at the personality of this unique number.

The highest of the cardinal numbers, the 9 is the most worldly and sophisticated of all.

The 9 has similarities with the 6 – including its shape (turned upside down). However, where the 6 is a symbol of love and compassion directed to people close to them (friends, family, the local community), the 9 offers love and care to the world at large.

The 9, more than any other number, has global consciousness – a reservoir of giving with a generous downward spout.

The 9 lives in the world and understands the connection between all people. Individuals with this number are humanitarians who see no difference between their next-door neighbor and people from different cultures on the other side of the world. The 9 is the least judgmental of all numbers, the most tolerant and the most conscious.

The 9 is overwhelmingly loving and empathetic.

People often regard those with a strong 9 as majestic, graceful, and elevated, but closely connected with the rest of humankind. At the same time, they can be hard to reach, seem aloof, and tend to float above the small-minded issues that can be upsetting to others. People either love or loathe 9 individuals, but find it difficult to deny the respect they demand. 9s have impeccable taste, are talented, creative, and usually quite eloquent when they express themselves.

The 9 is called the “Mother Theresa” number because it doesn’t hesitate to rectify abuse. More importantly, it does not seek credit for giving assistance. Just as the number 9 added to another number does not force its way into the sum (the sum stays the same) – 9 individuals never force themselves upon others when trying to help.

When circumstances require, 9s can be a powerful force, strong enough to take over and bend others to their will (just as the number 9 does when used to multiply any other number, where it takes control). However, the 9 is not a leader in the same way the 1 and the 8 are; its influence comes from the higher realms of philosophy and justice. A 9 does not use force or cunning, they just change your mind!

Although they are generally selfless, a 9 is often prosperous. This contradiction helps illustrate the true nature of the 9. Where an 8 becomes financially successful by focusing on the potential reward from an undertaking, 9s earn financial reward by utterly ignoring the monetary potential of an endeavor, the exact opposite of the 8.

As for matters of the heart, the 9 is not particularly romantic.

The 9 can be a difficult romantic partner, not only because they are demanding, but because you never know to what extent you’ve managed to reach them emotionally. 9s tend to hide their hearts, so even after knowing them for many years, the connection can still seem a bit distant.

They are loyal friends but will not allow themselves to become vulnerable. The most telling attribute of the 9 is the always subtle, difficult to pinpoint feeling there is more to them than meets the eye. They carry depth and intuition, and are at all times aware of their surroundings, like a person with over-developed peripheral vision.

As with any number, the 9 has a dark side.

A 9 can be condescending, arrogant, cold, and apathetic towards the suffering of others. When the 9 shows its dark side, it is egotistic, cruel, immoral, and completely untouchable. Unfortunately, it is easy for a 9 to fall into the dark side. For example, if they perceive themselves to be the victim of an injustice, they can turn vindictive, unforgiving, and malicious.

When the 9 appears as a cycle, it often denotes a finality, the completion of an era.

The 9 as a cycle is frequently seen as an indicator of death. This is simplistic and incorrect. When you are in the 9th period of a cycle (such as the 9th year of a 9-year cycle), it suggests you are in the final stages of that period or endeavor. It’s a time to empty your bucket and prepare for change, let go of the past, wrap up loose ends, and make way for new opportunities.

In Personal Year cycles, the 9 is always followed by the 1; every time you go through that two-year phase (from one year to the next) you go through a transformation of some kind. Look at any period in your life when you went through a 9 Personal Year followed by a 1 Personal Year and you will find this to be true. Then, look at your Essence and Transit cycles to learn what the fundamental nature of that transformation was.

Angel Number

From Informationseries.com – Click here for more information on Angel Number 114

The numbers that you often see in your daily life are called angel numbers. Angel numbers are a special combination of numbers and a message from the universe and angels.

Have you ever felt the vibrations inherent in numbers?

This time, we will introduce the meaning of angel number 114 and how to interpret it in love, work, marriage, and relationships.

What does the angel number 114 mean?

Angel number 114 states that “in order for you to achieve your true goals and ideals, you need spiritual self-development and concrete action.”

The angels advise that if you follow your plans and processes steadily, you can achieve material success.

The number 1 in angel number 114 symbolizes independence, leadership, spontaneity, the beginning of things, masculinity, achievement, success, and more. The master number 11, which is a combination of these numbers, is a mysterious number with intuition, high sensitivity, insight, clarity, and inspiration. In addition, the number 4 means accuracy, responsibility, patience, organization, effort, etc., and has the property of creating a solid framework in an empty space.

With all this in mind, Angel Number 114 shows that spiritual maturity and realistic success are on the same line. The angels advise that your desires can be fulfilled by approaching both mentally and physically.

Also, 6 (1 + 1 + 4 = 6), which is the sum of all three digits, also contains some messages. In addition to symbolizing beauty and harmony, 6 is a number that has idealism, perfectionism, empathy, compassion, and so on.

The combination of angel number 114 tells you that your steady efforts will be rewarded and lead to future outcomes and ideals.

Important message of angel number 114

Be positive in every aspect of your life and keep your motivation and image high. The number 4 is also a sign that the guardian angels are…

Animal Spirit Guide and/or Animal Spirit Helper

Crack the Cookie

Wisdom of Buddha

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

 

Witchcraft/Magickal Correspondence Digest for Thursday

From Ancient Pathway

Thursday

Magickal Intentions:
Luck, Happiness, Health, Legal Matters, Male Fertility, Treasure and Wealth, Honor, Riches, Clothing Desires, Leadership, Public Activity, Power, Success

Incense:
Cinnamon
Musk
Nutmeg
Sage

Planet:
Jupiter

Sign:
Sagittarius
Pisces

Angel:
Sachiel

Colors:
Purple
Royal Blue
Indigo

Herbs/Plants:
Cinnamon
Beech
Buttercup
Coltsfoot
Oak

Stones:
Sugilite
Amethyst
Turquoise
Lapis Lazuli
Sapphire

Thursday

From Spell 8 – For More Information on Thursday’s Correspondences

Candle

Light a green candle to promote growth, fertility and abundance. Meditating with a green candle encourages us to improve in personal projects such as studies, work and self-development. It is great for casting prosperity or good luck spells, and also when invoking the healing energies of Nature.

Ruling Deities

Wiccan Goddess Gaia Wiccan God Osiris Wiccan God Poseidon Wiccan God Pan Wiccan God ZeusCernunnos, Gaia, Osiris, Pan, Poseidon and Zeus are rulers of Thursdays.

Crystals

Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Tiger’s Eye, and Sugilite.

Carrying these gemstones today can bring success and fulfillment of your goals. Wear them as a talisman or simply keep them close to you to harness their energy.

Potion

Drink a cup of Green Tea today to strengthen your focus. Green tea is loaded with beneficial antioxidants, and, besides caffeine, green tea contains aminoacids that help boost brain function. It has a large amount of L-theanine, an amino acid that is beneficial for memory, attention, concentration and learning.

Thursday’s Angel is Sachiel

From Angelorum.com

Ruler of Jupiter. Archangel Sachiel helps you to time risk-taking so that you won’t miss any of life’s opportunities. He is also the angel of abundance and perfect to invoke for those who feel called to be business owners. He is known as the’Ambassador of Benevolence.’

The colour is indigo.

Use sodalite or sugilite to connect with Sachiel in meditation.

Scents associated with Sachiel are cedar, peppermint, hyssop and nutmeg.

December 2nd Daily Correspondence Digest for the Northern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Planetary Positions

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else, you know was on the date the person was born.

From Moongiant.com

Today and tonight the Moon will be in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this part of the Moon cycle, the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Visit the December 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Crescent Phase

The Waning Crescent on December 2 has an illumination of 5%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On December 2 the Moon is 27.41 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 5%
Moon Age: 27.41 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 365,787.96 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,466,950.46 km

Useful Moon Resources

December 2 Today In Hoistory

Today’s Important Historical Events

1804 General Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Emperor of the French at the Notre Dame de Paris in a ceremony officiated by Pope Pius VII

1823 US President James Monroe declares the “Monroe Doctrine” opposing European colonialism in the Americas, arguing any European political intervention in the New World would be a hostile act against the United States

1845 US President James K. Polk announces to Congress that the United States should aggressively expand into the West, a widely held belief termed “manifest destiny” by newspaper editor John O’Sullivan

1929 First skull of Peking man found in the caves of Zhoukoudian, 50 km outside of Peking, China. Later dated roughly 750,000 years old. [1]

1976 Communist revolutionary Fidel Castro becomes President of Cuba, replacing Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado

Today’s Historical Events

1409 The University of Leipzig opens

1620 English language newspaper “Namloos” begins publishing in Amsterdam

1682 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury flees to Amsterdam following the failure of his plots to prevent a Catholic succession should King Charles II die

1697 St Paul’s Cathedral, designed by Sir Christopher Wren is consecrated for use (previous building destroyed in the Great Fire of London)

1755 The second Eddystone Lighthouse on Eddystone Rocks off English southern coast is destroyed by fire

1763 Touro shul of Newport, Rhode Island dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue)

1777 British General Howe plots attack on Washington’s army for Dec 4

1790 Austrian army occupies Brussels

Today’s Historical Events in Film and TV

1932 “Adventures of Charlie Chan” 1st heard on NBC-Blue radio network

1952 First human birth televised to public on KOA-TV Denver, Colorado

1958 KNOP TV channel 2 in North Platte, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting

1978 Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand‘s “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” hits #1

1988 “Naked Gun” movie based on TV’s “Police Squad” premieres

1988 ESPN airs its 10,000th edition of ‘Sports Center’, making it the most televised cable program in history

1994 “Cobb” a film about baseball player Ty Cobb, starring Tommy Lee Jones premieres

2003 US reality show “The Simple Life” with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie premieres on Fox

Today’s Historical Music Events

1840 Gaetano Donizetti’s opera “La Favorita” premieres in Paris

1877 Camille Saint-Saëns’ opera “Samson et Dalila” premieres in Weimar

1883 Johannes Brahms‘ “3rd Symphony in F” premieres with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

1885 Opera “Regina di Saba” premieres in Vienna

1951 “Borscht Capades” closes at Royale Theater NYC after 90 performances

1954 “Hit the Trail” opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances

1957 Sam Cooke’s single “You Send Me” reaches #1

1969 “Buck White” opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances

Today’s Historical Events in Sports

1887 International Baseball League disbands; teams in Syracuse, Toronto, Hamilton, and Buffalo form the International Association; those in Newark, Jersey City, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton become the Central League

1902 Dutch soccer club Be Quick – later Go Ahead, forms in Deventer; suffix ‘Eagles’ added in 1971

1907 Association of Football Players’ and Trainers’ Union (English Professional Football Players’ Association) is formed by Charlie Roberts and Billy Meredith in Manchester, England

1907 Canadian world heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Burns retains his title; KOs Englishman Gunner Moir in 10th round at the National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London

1909 National Hockey Association (NHA) is formed in Montreal; original members include Montreal Wanderers and Montreal Canadiens; becomes NHL after some NHA teams leave due to ownership disagreements, and create their own league

1916 National Baseball Commission orders that injured players get full pay for duration of their contracts; injury clause previously let clubs suspend players after 15 days’ pay

1922 CFL Grey Cup, Richardson Stadium, Kingston: Queen’s University win first of 3 straight titles; defeat Edmonton Elks, 13-1

1932 Australia ends Day 1 of controversial ‘Bodyline’ cricket series v England at 290/6 in Sydney; Stan McCabe 127no (finishes at 187no); notorious England fast bowler Harold Larwood takes 4 wickets; England wins by 10 wickets

December 2 Astronomy Picture of the Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

2021 December 2

NGC 6822: Barnard’s Galaxy

Image Credit & Copyright: Dietmar HagerEric Benson

Explanation: Grand spiral galaxies often seem to get all the glory, flaunting their young, bright, blue star clusters in beautiful, symmetric spiral arms. But small galaxies form stars too, like nearby NGC 6822, also known as Barnard’s Galaxy. Beyond the rich starfields in the constellation Sagittarius, NGC 6822 is a mere 1.5 million light-years away, a member of our Local Group of galaxies. A dwarf irregular galaxy similar to the Small Magellanic Cloud, NGC 6822 is about 7,000 light-years across. Brighter foreground stars in our Milky Way have a spiky appearance. Behind them, Barnard’s Galaxy is seen to be filled with young blue stars and mottled with the telltale pinkish hydrogen glow of star forming regions in this deep color composite image.

2 December Daily Correspondence Digest for the Southern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Planetary Positions

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else, you know was on the date the person was born.

From Moongiant.com

Today and tonight the Moon will be in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this part of the Moon cycle, the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Visit the December 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Crescent Phase

The Waning Crescent on December 2 has an illumination of 5%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On December 2 the Moon is 27.41 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 5%
Moon Age: 27.41 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 365,787.96 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,466,950.46 km

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For Your Local Time and Date

Southeastern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

2 December 2021
06:00 am GMT 5:00 PM AEDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:10 Sagittarius 16
Moon:11 Scorpio 05
Mercury:11 Sagittarius 58
Venus:21 Capricorn 12
Mars:22 Scorpio 14
Jupiter:25 Aquarius 33
Saturn:09 Aquarius 04
Uranus:11 Taurus 43 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 24
Pluto:25 Capricorn 04

True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 44

Mean Lunar Node:01 Gemini 06 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):15 Gemini 10

Chiron:08 Aries 35 Rx

Ceres:03 Gemini 55 Rx
Pallas:10 Pisces 41
Juno:06 Capricorn 09
Vesta:08 Sagittarius 28

Eris:23 Aries 50 Rx
Fire:5
Earth:4
Air:6
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:5
Mutable:9

Southwestern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America

2 December 2021
08:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM BRT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:10 Sagittarius 51
Moon:19 Scorpio 48
Mercury:12 Sagittarius 53
Venus:21 Capricorn 32
Mars:22 Scorpio 39
Jupiter:25 Aquarius 38
Saturn:09 Aquarius 07
Uranus:11 Taurus 42 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 24
Pluto:25 Capricorn 05
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 44
Mean Lunar Node:01 Gemini 04 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):15 Gemini 14
Chiron:08 Aries 34 Rx
Ceres:03 Gemini 47 Rx
Pallas:10 Pisces 46
Juno:06 Capricorn 22
Vesta:08 Sagittarius 47
Eris:23 Aries 49 Rx
Fire:5
Earth:4
Air:6
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:5
Mutable:9