What Will 2022 Bring for WOTC?

Wild Lang Syne/Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot with Lyrics

I will see you again in 2022 with new types of posts while bring back the favorite daily posts from 2021. Let me know in the comments what topics you would like more of in 2022. What posts and/or topics you liked in 2021. This is your website more than it is mine for all things pagan and witchy. I will be restarting the Tarot card explanation for each card on January 2nd. I will try to bring back more of the topics Lady Abyss covered. Let me know the average number of posts you would like to show up in your emails inbox daily and I will try to keep it to that number except on the Sabbaths and the week leading up to them. Online Esbats and Sabbath gatherings along with a bimonthly online open chat will be returning also. All gathering will be via Sykpe. You will be able to join us through audio and/or video chat or just by typing in the instant message part..

May you and yours have a new year filled with more love, joy, happiness, enough money for the things you need with some left over for things you would like to have. Blessings for a positive new year dear Sisters, Brothers, and Honored Guests!

December 31 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

The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is 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 31 has an illumination of 8%. 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 31 the Moon is 26.91 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: 8%
Moon Age: 26.91 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 363,570.79 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,099,885.12 km

Useful Moon Resources

 

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For Your Local Time and Date

Northeastern Hemisphere

The time for this Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

31 December 2021
04:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM CEST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:10 Capricorn 11
Moon:10 Sagittarius 28
Mercury:27 Capricorn 42
Venus:23 Capricorn 27 Rx
Mars:12 Sagittarius 52
Jupiter:00 Pisces 29
Saturn:11 Aquarius 52
Uranus:10 Taurus 57 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 40
Pluto:25 Capricorn 55
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 13 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:29 Taurus 33 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):18 Gemini 25
Chiron:08 Aries 30
Ceres:28 Taurus 40 Rx
Pallas:16 Pisces 23
Juno:17 Capricorn 15
Vesta:24 Sagittarius 21
Eris:23 Aries 42 Rx
Fire:5
Earth:8
Air:3
Water:3
Cardinal:7
Fixed:4
Mutable:8

Northern Hemisphere

The time for this Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Chicago, Illinois, USA

December 31, 2021
11:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM CST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:10 Capricorn 29
Moon:14 Sagittarius 51
Mercury:28 Capricorn 07
Venus:23 Capricorn 19 Rx
Mars:13 Sagittarius 04
Jupiter:00 Pisces 32
Saturn:11 Aquarius 54
Uranus:10 Taurus 57 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 40
Pluto:25 Capricorn 56
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 13 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:29 Taurus 32 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):18 Gemini 27

Chiron:08 Aries 30
Ceres:28 Taurus 38 Rx
Pallas:16 Pisces 27
Juno:17 Capricorn 22
Vesta:24 Sagittarius 30
Eris:23 Aries 42 Rx

Fire:5
Earth:8
Air:3
Water:3
Cardinal:7
Fixed:4
Mutable:8

December 31 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

Yearly Horoscope 2022 Predictions

SunSigns.Org is pleased to present you with Horoscope 2022 for various sun signs. An individual’s life has many facets, such as profession, finance, love, sex, relationships, family, wellbeing, and education. Knowing how well you fare in each in the coming year is essential.

Human beings are subjected to the influence of various planets, and there are 12 zodiacs. The zodiac signs are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces. All of us are eager to have an inkling about our future in the coming year 2022. Horoscope 2022 gives you general guidance based on astrology for the year.

Be prepared to face significant transformations in your life during the year 2022. These modifications will be for your good and cover many areas such as professional career, love relationships, and overall future. You have to be careful while making important decisions while making these changes.

You may have to tread into entirely green areas which are futuristic in technology and science. Also, new innovative ideas clash with old traditional thoughts, and you will be stuck between the two. Your progress in life during 2022 depends upon how you can negotiate through these conflicts and forge ahead.

You can have horoscope 2022 predictions for all the star signs free of cost. All you have to do is to click on the correct horoscope. You will get a detailed report on prospects in the various fields from profession to health. Predictions for the year are available right now for you as well as your friends and family members.

Aries 2022

The year 2022 for Aries people will be about collaborations and affiliations. Single people will get into love partnerships. Joint business ventures will succeed. There will be fresh ideas, and you will be busy with the execution of new investments. Married life will be harmonious and will see an accumulation of wealth. There will be more romance and sensuality.

You will be careless about your fitness and diet routines. It is essential to relax and come out with a new hobby or exercise. If you want to succeed this year, do not be aggressive. Listen to others and take them along.

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Taurus 2022

The year 2022 promises to be an incredible year for Taurus professionals. They can expect promotions to higher levels along with financial benefits. Business ventures which were dormant will come to life, and you will succeed. You will try to accommodate the views of others. Venus will stimulate your romances this year. There is scope for pregnancy.

Jupiter and Mars will make relations peaceful and harmonious. Your social contacts will encourage you to complete projects, and Jupiter will help you achieve success in ventures. Mars will help you to maintain health, and you will be busy with a new hobby.

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Gemini Horoscope 2022

Planet Venus will help the Gemini star sign to shine in artistic projects this year. It would help if you went by your moods, and inspiration should be the guiding factor. Saturn will help to plan your life and strive to attain excellence. The beginning of the year will be turbulent for relationships. Venus will help you to regain romance during the latter half of the year.

You will succeed in business projects during the second quarter of the year with the help of Mars. It is essential to focus on a fitness and relaxation program you like to maintain your wellbeing. Try to do things that are possible during the year instead of aiming too high.

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Cancer 2022

Cancer people tend to put others before themselves and go out of the way to help others. To avoid misuse by others, you should educate others to help themselves during the year 2022. You will be able to accomplish projects during the first and last quarter of the year with the help of Jupiter.

Love and relationships will bloom after the first quarter of 2022 with the help of Venus and Mars. Jupiter will help you to form new contacts this year and use them to succeed in your ventures. Particularly, the last quarter of the year will be highly encouraging.

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Leo 2022

Leo professionals will progress in their careers during the beginning of the year as Jupiter is positive. Finances are excellent with a good flow of money. Saturn may help you in getting unexpected wealth. People in confirmed relationships will get married, and the family environment will be harmonious.

Health prospects are tentative during the latter half of 2022. Children will progress slowly. They will succeed in competitive examinations. Travels, including foreign trips, are likely, and this will help to advance in your career. You will achieve in life through diplomacy and elegance.

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Virgo Horoscope 2022

Virgo zodiac will succeed in their jobs and financial activities due to their hard work and inspiration. Jupiter will help to know your necessities. You will be able to prosper financially with the help of family and friends and the positive aspects of Jupiter.

Saturn and Jupiter together will help to maintain peace and harmony in the family atmosphere. Mars will help you to accomplish projects, and you have to stick to the requirements. Relaxation and sports activities can achieve emotional health. Marriages of children are on the cards during the year 2022.

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Libra 2022

Jupiter and Saturn will present Libra individuals with prospects of managing their lives as per their choice and in a superior manner during the year 2022. Business partnerships might have problems, and professionals will have a reasonable period. Income too will increase along with expenditure.

Venus and Mars are favorable for love and romance. Single persons will get into instant relationships. The family atmosphere will face a few conflicts. You should avoid taking unnecessary risks in ventures, and it will lead to success. You can tackle stressful situations with exercise and relaxation.

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Scorpio 2022

The year 2022 presents plenty of shockers for Scorpio people. Professionals will excel in their jobs. Financial rewards will be excellent, while expenses are meager. Social life will be fabulous. Jupiter will shower you with more luck while Saturn tends to regulate it.

Love life will be delightful in the last quarter of the year. In all ventures, you have to listen to others and go by their ideas. Health will be fluctuating, and during taxing, times relax with meditation. Students have opportunities for education overseas.

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Sagittarius Horoscope 2022

Jupiter and Saturn will give different indications for Sagittarius personality during the year 2022. You can accomplish objectives by being pragmatic and prudent. On the financial front, you have to devise a plan for fiscal prudence if you have to remain afloat.

The family atmosphere will be harmonious during the second half of the year. Projects will take off during May and October due to the influence of Jupiter. You have to be realistic in your expectations. Health can be maintained by exercise and recreation.

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Capricorn 2022

The year 2022 will be both promising as well as messy for Capricorn individuals. You have to double your efforts to succeed in the job as well as monetary situations. Hard work and tension will impact your health, and you will also vitiate the family atmosphere.

Children will have a tough time during the year. If they are of marriageable age, they will tie the knot. The year is favorable for students to pursue higher education. Do not be deterred by tough situations, and always think of alternatives.

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Aquarius 2022

Saturn and Uranus will impact Aquarius zodiac sign in opposite ways. You have to be guided by the advice of family and friends on how to get over challenges during the year 2022. You will do well on the job front, but income will be balanced by expenditure.

The last half of the year will be promising for love relationships. Success in your projects is guaranteed in the previous quarter of the year. You have to relax enough to get over the anxieties and worries of your daily life. Lean on others to achieve your goals.

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Pisces 2022

Pisces people should be prepared to face the vagaries of life during the year 2022. You have to handle these situations with an optimistic outlook. Be persistent to achieve your objectives in life. Finances will be tricky with mounting expenses.

Family life will be full of tension as you will not be able to devote enough attention. The beginning and end of the year will bring good results in ventures because of Jupiter. Health will be full of vitality despite the various challenges. Follow your instincts to succeed this year.

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Blessings of Abundance

December 31 Today In History

Today’s Important Historical Events

406 80,000 Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine at Mainz, beginning invasion of Gallia

1744 English astronomer James Bradley announces discovery of Earth’s nutation motion (wobble)

1775 Battle of Quebec in American Revolutionary War; Americans defeated trying to take British stronghold

1861 22,990mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in India in 1861, a world record

1958 Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista tells his Cabinet he is fleeing the country

Today’s Historical Events

192 Roman Emperor Commodus survives poisoning attempt by his mistress only to be strangled in the bath in assassination plot

406 80,000 Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine at Mainz, beginning invasion of Gallia

535 Byzantine General Belisarius completes the conquest of Sicily, defeating Ostrogothic garrison of Syracuse, and ending his consulship for the year

765 Coffin of Ho-tse Shen-hui interred in a stupa built in China

870 Skirmish at Englefield: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army

1229 James I of Aragon the Conqueror enters Medina Mayurqa (Palma) consummating Christian conquest of the island of Majorca

1492 100,000 Jews expelled from Sicily

1502 Cesare Borgia (son of pope Alexander VI) occupies Urbino

Today’s Historical Events in Film and TV

1923 BBC begins using Big Ben chime ID

1943 NYC’s Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at Paramount Theater

1953 WFBC (now WYFF) TV channel 4 in G’ville-Spartanburg, SC (NBC) begins

1962 “Match Game” debuts on NBC with host Gene Rayburn

1963 Dear Abby show premieres on CBS radio (runs 11 years)

1971 KAID TV channel 4 in Boise, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting

1981 CNN Headline News debuts

1982 CBS Mystery Theater final episode on radio after 8 years

Today’s Historical Music Events

1680 Amsterdam opera at Leidsegracht opens

1879 Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera “Pirates of Penzance” premieres in NYC

1923 Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy’s musical “Kid Boots,” premieres in New York City

1955 “Vamp” closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 60 performances

1961 “lrma La Douce” closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 527 performances

1963 Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir play music together for the 1st time

1966 Monkee’s “I’m a Believer” hits #1 & stays there for 7 weeks

1967 “Henry, Sweet Henry” closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 performances

Today’s Historical Events in Sports

1906 Australasian Championships Men’s Tennis, Christchurch, NZ: All-NZ final; Antony Wilding beats Francis Fisher 6-0, 6-4, 6-4

1918 Kid Gleason replaces Pants Rowland as Chicago White Sox manager; reach World Series but lose in the “Black Sox” betting scandal; Gleason not involved

1920 Victorian all-rounder Roy Park makes Test cricket debut for Australia v England in 2nd Test in Melbourne; bowled by Harry Howell for a first ball ‘golden duck’ in his first and only Test innings

1920 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Auckland, NZ: Bill Johnson & Bill Tilden (US) beat Norman Brookes & Gerald Patterson (Australasia) 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 for an unassailable 3-0 lead; ends 5-0

1921 Australasian Championships Men’s Tennis, Perth: Australian Rhys Gemmell beats countryman Alf Hedeman 7-5, 6-1, 6-4

1945 Before the biggest Adelaide Oval crowd of the season, batting maestro Don Bradman scores his first post-WWII century; 112 for South Australia v Australian Services

1950 American thoroughbred jockeys Bill Shoemaker and Joe Culmone end the year tied, leading the nation with record 388 wins

1952 Davis Cup Men’s Tennis, Memorial Drive, Adelaide: Vic Seixas beats Ken McGregor in 4 sets but Australia retains title for third straight year; beats US, 4-1 in Adelaide

2021 Year in Review Astronomy Picture of the Day

From apod.nasa.gov

2021 December 31: JWST on the Road to L2
2021 December 30: The Further Tail of Comet Leonard
2021 December 29: Giant Storms and High Clouds on Jupiter
2021 December 28: Sun Halo over Sweden
2021 December 27: Comet Leonard behind JWST Launch Plume
2021 December 26: James Webb Space Telescope over Earth
2021 December 25: The Tail of a Christmas Comet
2021 December 24: M1: The Crab Nebula
2021 December 23: Three Planets and a Comet
2021 December 22: Launch of the IXPE Observatory
2021 December 21: Solstice Sun and Milky Way
2021 December 20: The Comet and the Fireball
2021 December 19: Planetary Alignment over Italy
2021 December 18: Stephan s Quintet
2021 December 17: Gemind of the North
2021 December 16: Geminds of the South
2021 December 15: Comet Leonard from Space
2021 December 14: HH 666: Carina Dust Pillar with Jet
2021 December 13: Meteors and Auroras over Iceland
2021 December 12: Comet Leonard Before Star Cluster M3
2021 December 11: Postcard from the South Pole
2021 December 10: Eclipse on a Polar Day
2021 December 09: A Total Eclipse of the Sun
2021 December 08: Comet Hale Bopp Over Val Parola Pass
2021 December 07: Ninety Gravitational Wave Spectrograms and Counting
2021 December 06: Space Station Silhouette on the Moon
2021 December 05: Total Solar Eclipse Below the Bottom of the World
2021 December 04: Iridescent by Moonlight
2021 December 03: Comet Leonard and the Whale Galaxy
2021 December 02: NGC 6822: Barnard s Galaxy
2021 December 01: A Blue Banded Blood Moon
2021 November 30: In Motion: Uranus and Moons
2021 November 29: The Extraordinary Spiral in LL Pegasi
2021 November 28: A High Cliff on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko
2021 November 27: Messier 101
2021 November 26: Great Refractor and Lunar Eclipse
2021 November 25: At the Shadow’s Edge
2021 November 24: Pleiades: The Seven Sisters Star Cluster
2021 November 23: The Sun in X-rays from NuSTAR
2021 November 22: Lunar Eclipse over a Skyscraper
2021 November 21: Introducing Comet Leonard
2021 November 20: An Almost Total Lunar Eclipse
2021 November 19: NGC 281: Starless with Stars
2021 November 18: Full Moonlight
2021 November 17: NGC 3314: When Galaxies Overlap
2021 November 16: Geminids from Gemini
2021 November 15: Light Pillar over Volcanic Etna
2021 November 14: How to Identify that Light in the Sky
2021 November 13: Rosetta’s Comet in Gemini
2021 November 12: M33: The Triangulum Galaxy
2021 November 11: NGC 1333: Stellar Nursery in Perseus
2021 November 10: Video of a Green Flash
2021 November 09: All of These Space Images are Fake Except One
2021 November 08: A Filament Leaps from the Sun
2021 November 07: The Cat’s Eye Nebula in Optical and X-ray
2021 November 06: The Galaxy Between Two Friends
2021 November 05: The Dark Seahorse in Cepheus
2021 November 04: NGC 147 and NGC 185
2021 November 03: The Horsehead and Flame Nebulas
2021 November 02: SN Requiem: A Supernova Seen Three Times So Far
2021 November 01: A Waterfall and the Milky Way
2021 October 31: Dark Matter in a Simulated Universe
2021 October 30: A Rorschach Aurora
2021 October 29: Haunting the Cepheus Flare
2021 October 28: Mirach’s Ghost
2021 October 27: NGC 6995: The Bat Nebula
2021 October 26: Jupiter Rotates
2021 October 25: Road to the Galactic Center
2021 October 24: Halloween and the Ghost Head Nebula
2021 October 23: 3D Bennu
2021 October 22: A Comet and a Crab
2021 October 21: SH2-308: The Dolphin-head Nebula
2021 October 20: Lucy Launches to Eight Asteroids
2021 October 19: Palomar 6: Globular Star Cluster
2021 October 18: Earthshine Moon over Sicily
2021 October 17: The Einstein Cross Gravitational Lens
2021 October 16: The Moona Lisa
2021 October 15: NGC 289: Swirl in the Southern Sky
2021 October 14: NGC 7293: The Helix Nebula
2021 October 13: NGC 7822: Cosmic Question Mark
2021 October 12: Fireball over Lake Louise
2021 October 11: Juno Flyby of Ganymede and Jupiter
2021 October 10: Full Moon Silhouettes
2021 October 09: 50 Light years to 51 Pegasi
2021 October 08: The Double Cluster in Perseus
2021 October 07: NGC 6559: East of the Lagoon
2021 October 06: M43: Streams of Orion
2021 October 05: Sunrise at the South Pole
2021 October 04: NGC 4676: When Mice Collide
2021 October 03: The Holographic Principle and a Teapot
2021 October 02: A Light and Dusty Night
2021 October 01: The Central Milky Way from Lagoon to Pipe
2021 September 30: The Hydrogen Clouds of M33
2021 September 29: Gigantic Jet Lightning from Puerto Rico
2021 September 28: Night of the Perseids
2021 September 27: Unwrapped: Five Decade Old Lunar Selfie
2021 September 26: The Red Square Nebula
2021 September 25: The Bubble and the Star Cluster
2021 September 24: Perseid Outburst at Westmeath Lookout
2021 September 23: Harvest Moon Trail
2021 September 22: Equinox on a Spinning Earth
2021 September 21: Sun Spot Hill
2021 September 20: Lynds Dark Nebula
2021 September 19: Rings and Seasons of Saturn
2021 September 18: Rubin’s Galaxy
2021 September 17: Video: Flash on Jupiter
2021 September 16: North America and the Pelican
2021 September 15: Cyclone Paths on Planet Earth
2021 September 14: Mars Panorama 360 from Curiosity
2021 September 13: Night Sky Reflected
2021 September 12: A Spiral Aurora over Iceland
2021 September 11: Saturn at Night
2021 September 10: Rosetta’s Comet in View
2021 September 09: M16 Close Up
2021 September 08: The Deep Sky Toward Andromeda
2021 September 07: NGC 520: Colliding Galaxies from Hubble
2021 September 06: Firefly Milky Way over Russia
2021 September 05: Earth and Moon
2021 September 04: A Falcon 9 Nebula
2021 September 03: NGC 7023: The Iris Nebula
2021 September 02: M51: The Whirlpool Galaxy
2021 September 01: Dancing Ghosts: Curved Jets from Active Galaxies
2021 August 31: A Blue Moon in Exaggerated Colors
2021 August 30: A Fire Rainbow over West Virginia
2021 August 29: Orbits of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids
2021 August 28: Mars Rock Rochette
2021 August 27: Elephant’s Trunk and Caravan
2021 August 26: A Blue Hour Full Moon
2021 August 25: Solar System Ball Drop
2021 August 24: PDS 70: Disk, Planets, and Moons
2021 August 23: Abell 3827: Cannibal Cluster Gravitational Lens
2021 August 22: Explosions from White Dwarf Star RS Oph
2021 August 21: Triple Transit and Mutual Events
2021 August 20: Three Perseid Nights
2021 August 19: Bright Meteor, Starry Sky
2021 August 18: Rings Around the Ring Nebula
2021 August 17: M57: The Ring Nebula from Hubble
2021 August 16: Perseid Meteor, Red Sprites, and Nova RS Oph
2021 August 15: Perseid Rain
2021 August 14: Island Universe, Cosmic Sand
2021 August 13: A Perfect Spiral
2021 August 12: A Beautiful Trifid
2021 August 11: Mammatus Clouds over Saskatchewan
2021 August 10: Fire in Space
2021 August 09: Perseus and the Lost Meteors
2021 August 08: A Perseid Below
2021 August 07: Jezero Crater: Raised Ridges in 3D
2021 August 06: Stars and Dust Across Corona Australis
2021 August 05: Tycho and Clavius
2021 August 04: EHT Resolves Central Jet from Black Hole in Cen A
2021 August 03: A Perseid Meteor and the Milky Way
2021 August 02: The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in Light and Sound
2021 August 01: Pluto in Enhanced Color
2021 July 31: Remembering NEOWISE
2021 July 30: Mimas in Saturnlight
2021 July 29: The Tulip and Cygnus X 1
2021 July 28: Ring Galaxy AM 0644 741
2021 July 27: Flemings Triangular Wisp
2021 July 26: CG4: A Ruptured Cometary Globule
2021 July 25: Crescent Neptune and Triton
2021 July 24: The Edge of Space
2021 July 23: Elephant, Bat, and Squid
2021 July 22: NGC 7814: Little Sombrero with Supernova
2021 July 21: Colors: Ring Nebula versus Stars
2021 July 20: Thor’s Helmet
2021 July 19: Framed by Trees: A Window to the Galaxy
2021 July 18: The Andromeda Galaxy in Ultraviolet
2021 July 17: Alphonsus and Arzachel
2021 July 16: Love and War by Moonlight
2021 July 15: The Dark Tower in Scorpius
2021 July 14: GW200115: Simulation of a Black Hole Merging with a Neutron Star
2021 July 13: Saturn’s Iapetus: Painted Moon in 3D
2021 July 12: M27: The Dumbbell Nebula
2021 July 11: Find the Moon
2021 July 10: Mercury and the Da Vinci Glow
2021 July 09: M82: Starburst Galaxy with a Superwind
2021 July 08: Perihelion to Aphelion
2021 July 07: Flight Through the Orion Nebula in Infrared Light
2021 July 06: Saturn and Six Moons
2021 July 05: IC 4592: The Blue Horsehead Reflection Nebula
2021 July 04: The Face on Mars
2021 July 03: Along the Milky Way
2021 July 02: AR2835: Islands in the Photosphere
2021 July 01: Perseverance Selfie with Ingenuity
2021 June 30: Simulation: Formation of the First Stars
2021 June 29: Orion Nebula: The Hubble View
2021 June 28: A Paper Moon Solar Eclipse
2021 June 27: The Dancing Auroras of Saturn
2021 June 26: Pixels in the Sun
2021 June 25: Andromeda in a Single Shot
2021 June 24: Messier 99
2021 June 23: STARFORGE: A Star Formation Simulation
2021 June 22: HD 163296: Jet from a Star in Formation
2021 June 21: The Tadpole Galaxy from Hubble
2021 June 20: Sunrise Solstice over Stonehenge
2021 June 19: Northern Summer Twilight
2021 June 18: Devil Horns from a Ring of Fire
2021 June 17: NGC 6888: The Crescent Nebula
2021 June 16: Scorpius Enhanced
2021 June 15: Zhurong: New Rover on Mars
2021 June 14: Ganymede from Juno
2021 June 13: A Supercell Thunderstorm Over Texas
2021 June 12: Eclipse on the Water
2021 June 11: Eclipse Flyby
2021 June 10: Circular Sun Halo
2021 June 09: A Total Lunar Eclipse Corona
2021 June 08: A Face in the Clouds of Jupiter from Juno
2021 June 07: A Bright Nova in Cassiopeia
2021 June 06: A Distorted Sunrise Eclipse
2021 June 05: The Shining Clouds of Mars
2021 June 04: Blood Monster Moon
2021 June 03: Millions of Stars in Omega Centauri
2021 June 02: The Galactic Center in Stars, Gas, and Magnetism
2021 June 01: Satellites over Orion
2021 May 31: Mimas: Small Moon with a Big Crater
2021 May 30: Aurora over Clouds
2021 May 29: Lunar Dust and Duct Tape
2021 May 28: Total Lunar Eclipse from Sydney
2021 May 27: Mid-Eclipse and Milky Way
2021 May 26: The Outburst Clouds of Star AG Car
2021 May 25: The Moon During a Total Lunar Eclipse
2021 May 24: Lightning Eclipse from the Planet of the Goats
2021 May 23: The Galaxy Tree
2021 May 22: Markarian’s Chain
2021 May 21: Utopia on Mars
2021 May 20: M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
2021 May 19: The Jellyfish and Mars
2021 May 18: Jets from the Necklace Nebula
2021 May 17: NGC 4565: Galaxy on Edge
2021 May 16: NGC 602 and Beyond
2021 May 15: The Southern Cliff in the Lagoon
2021 May 14: M104: The Sombrero Galaxy
2021 May 13: The Comet, the Whale, and the Hockey Stick
2021 May 12: A Meteor and the Gegenschein
2021 May 11: Lightning and Orion Beyond Uluru
2021 May 10: Star Clusters M35 and NGC 2158
2021 May 09: Horsehead and Orion Nebulas
2021 May 08: Deepscape at Yacoraite
2021 May 07: Mercury-Redstone 3 Launch
2021 May 06: Windblown NGC 3199
2021 May 05: STEVE over Copper Harbor
2021 May 04: Space Station, Solar Prominences, Sun
2021 May 03: Apollo 11: Earth, Moon, Spaceship
2021 May 02: Clouds of the Carina Nebula
2021 May 01: Perseverance from Ingenuity
2021 April 30: Pink and the Perigee Moon
2021 April 29: Apollo 17: The Crescent Earth
2021 April 28: North Star: Polaris and Surrounding Dust
2021 April 27: Animation: Black Hole Star Shredder
2021 April 26: A Sagittarius Triplet
2021 April 25: Planetary Nebula Mz3: The Ant Nebula
2021 April 24: Streak and Plume from SpaceX Crew2 Launch
2021 April 23: Flying Over the Earth at Night II
2021 April 22: Planet Earth at Twilight
2021 April 21: Centaurus As Warped Magnetic Fields
2021 April 20: Ingenuity: First Flight over Mars
2021 April 19: The Galactic Center in Infrared
2021 April 18: Rainbow Airglow over the Azores
2021 April 17: Inside the Flame Nebula
2021 April 16: The Doubly Warped World of Binary Black Holes
2021 April 15: The Galaxy, the Jet, and a Famous Black Hole
2021 April 14: The Pencil Nebula Supernova Shock Wave
2021 April 13: Confirmed Muon Wobble Remains Unexplained
2021 April 12: Alnitak and the Flame Nebula
2021 April 11: When Black Holes Collide
2021 April 10: Zodiacal Night
2021 April 09: Messier 106
2021 April 08: 3D Ingenuity
2021 April 07: Threads of NGC 1947
2021 April 06: Mars and the Pleiades Beyond Vinegar Hill
2021 April 05: Veil Nebula: Wisps of an Exploded Star
2021 April 04: In, Through, and Beyond Saturn’s Rings
2021 April 03: Ingenuity on Sol 39
2021 April 02: NGC 3521: Galaxy in a Bubble
2021 April 01: Rocket Launch as Seen from the Space Station
2021 March 31: M87’s Central Black Hole in Polarized Light
2021 March 30: Red Sprite Lightning over the Andes
2021 March 29: M64: The Evil Eye Galaxy
2021 March 28: SuitSat 1: A Spacesuit Floats Free
2021 March 27: Exploring the Antennae
2021 March 26: The Medusa Nebula
2021 March 25: Curiosity: Sol 3048
2021 March 24: Aurorae and Lightning on Jupiter
2021 March 23: Mars over Duddo Stone Circle
2021 March 22: From Auriga to Orion
2021 March 21: The Antikythera Mechanism
2021 March 20: The Leo Trio
2021 March 19: Central Lagoon in Infrared
2021 March 18: Stardust in the Perseus Molecular Cloud
2021 March 17: The Surface of Venus from Venera 14
2021 March 16: IC 1318: The Butterfly Nebula in Gas and Dust
2021 March 15: Meteor Fireballs in Light and Sound
2021 March 14: A Flag Shaped Aurora over Sweden
2021 March 13: SuperCam Target on Maaz
2021 March 12: Messier 81
2021 March 11: Zodiacal Light and Mars
2021 March 10: NGC 1499: The California Nebula
2021 March 09: Perseverance 360: Unusual Rocks and the Search for Life on Mars
2021 March 08: Three Tails of Comet NEOWISE
2021 March 07: Pillars of the Eagle Nebula in Infrared
2021 March 06: Perseverance Takes a Spin
2021 March 05: A Little Like Mars
2021 March 04: Mars in Taurus
2021 March 03: Stars over an Erupting Volcano
2021 March 02: Ingenuity: A Mini Helicopter Now on Mars
2021 March 01: The Pelican Nebula in Red and Blue
2021 February 28: The Aurora Tree
2021 February 27: Perseverance Landing Site from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
2021 February 26: Mars Perseverance Sol 3
2021 February 25: A Venus Flyby
2021 February 24: Spiral Galaxy M66 from Hubble
2021 February 23: Video: Perseverance Landing on Mars
2021 February 22: Moon Rising Between Starships
2021 February 21: NGC 2244: A Star Cluster in the Rosette Nebula
2021 February 20: Perseverance: How to Land on Mars
2021 February 19: Mars Perseverance Sol 0
2021 February 18: Swiss Alps, Martian Sky
2021 February 17: Sun Pillar with Upper Tangent Arc
2021 February 16: Perseverance: Seven Minutes to Mars
2021 February 15: Landing on Mars: Seven Minutes of Terror
2021 February 14: Long Stem Rosette Nebula
2021 February 13: Stereo Eros
2021 February 12: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1350
2021 February 11: Cygnus Mosaic 2010 2020
2021 February 10: Firing Lasers to Tame the Sky
2021 February 09: Flashes of the Crab Pulsar
2021 February 08: WR32 and Interstellar Clouds in Carina
2021 February 07: Blue Straggler Stars in Globular Cluster M53
2021 February 06: A Northern Winter Night
2021 February 05: Apollo 14 Heads for Home
2021 February 04: Apollo 14: A View from Antares
2021 February 03: Found on the Moon: Candidate for Oldest Known Earth Rock
2021 February 02: A Colorful Quadrantid Meteor
2021 February 01: Lunar Halo over Snowy Trees
2021 January 31: Asteroids in the Distance
2021 January 30: Southern Sky at 38,000 Feet
2021 January 29: North American Nightscape
2021 January 28: Messier 66 Close Up
2021 January 27: The Vertical Magnetic Field of NGC 5775
2021 January 26: Central NGC 1316: After Galaxies Collide
2021 January 25: Southern Cross over Chilean Volcano
2021 January 24: Massive Nearby Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841
2021 January 23: Recycling Cassiopeia A
2021 January 22: The Milky Ring
2021 January 21: M78 Wide Field
2021 January 20: The Magnetic Field of the Whirlpool Galaxy
2021 January 19: A Lunar Corona with Jupiter and Saturn
2021 January 18: The Medulla Nebula Supernova Remnant
2021 January 17: Jets from Unusual Galaxy Centaurus A
2021 January 16: The Mountains of NGC 2174
2021 January 15: A Plutonian Landscape
2021 January 14: Aurora Slathers Up the Sky
2021 January 13: Arches Across an Arctic Sky
2021 January 12: A Historic Brazilian Constellation
2021 January 11: Moon Phases in 2021
2021 January 10: Star Cluster R136 Breaks Out
2021 January 09: Titan: Moon over Saturn
2021 January 08: NGC 1365: Majestic Island Universe
2021 January 07: Total Solar Eclipse 2020
2021 January 06: Striped Sand Dunes on Mars
2021 January 05: The Small Cloud of Magellan
2021 January 04: Sprite Lightning at 100000 Frames Per Second
2021 January 03: A Phoenix Aurora over Iceland
2021 January 02: 21st Century Wet Collodion Moon
2021 January 01: Galaxies and the South Celestial Pole

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 31

JWST on the Road to L2

Image Credit & Copyright: Malcolm Park (North York Astronomical Association)

Explanation: This timelapse gif tracks the James Webb Space Telescope as it streaks across the stars of Orion on its journey to a destination beyond the Moon. Recorded on December 28, 12 consecutive exposures each 10 minutes long were aligned and combined with a subsequent color image of the background stars to create the animation. About 2.5 days after its December 25 launch, JWST cruised past the altitude of the Moon’s orbit as it climbed up the gravity ridge from Earth to reach a halo orbit around L2, an Earth-Sun Lagrange point. Lagrange points are convenient locations in space where the combined gravitational attraction of one massive body (Earth) orbiting another massive body (Sun) is in balance with the centripetal force needed to move along with them. So much smaller masses, like spacecraft, will tend to stay there. One of 5 Lagrange points, L2 is about 1.5 million kilometers from Earth directly along the Earth-Sun line. JWST will arrive at L2 on January 23, 29 days after launch. While relaxing in Earth’s surface gravity you can follow the James Webb Space Telescope’s progress and complicated deployment online.

List of predicted dates of the end of the world

List of predicted dates of the end of the world

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This page details dates when the world was, or is, forecast to end.

Date Author Event Article
400 Martin of Tours Stated that the world would end before 400.
April 6, 793 Beatus of Liébana The Spanish monk Beatus of Liébana prophesied the second coming of Christ and the end of the world that day to a crowd of people. The crowd thinking that the world would end, fasted through the night. The following morning, Hordonius, one of the fasters, said, “Let’s eat and drink, so that if we die at least we’ll be fed.”
1284 Pope Innocent III Pope Innocent III predicted that the world would end following 666 years of the rise of Islam.
1689 Benjamin Keach
October 16, 1736 William Whiston Comet colliding with the earth.
1792 The Shakers
1806 The Prophet Hen of Leeds In Leeds, England in 1806 a hen began laying eggs on which the phrase “Christ is coming” written on the eggs. Eventually it was discovered to be a hoax. The hoaxster had written on the eggs in a corrosive ink so to etch the eggs, and reinserted the eggs back into the hen.[4] The Prophet Hen of Leeds
1843-1844 William Miller Miller predicted Christ would return between March 21, 1843 and March 21, 1844, then revised his prediction, claiming to have miscalculated Scripture, to October 22, 1844. The realization that the predictions were incorrect resulted in a Great Disappointment. Miller’s theology gave rise to the Advent movement. The Baha’is believe that Christ did return as Miller predicted in 1844, with the advent of The Báb, and numerous Miller-like prophetic predictions from many religions are given in William Sears book, Thief in The Night.
1867-1875 Rev. Michael Baxter Forty ‘Wonders’ occurring in the following seven years and seventy-five days including wars, famine, pestilence and earthquakes culminating in the return of Christ in 1875.
1919 Albert Porta Alignment of planets causing the sun to explode.
December 21, 1954 Dorothy Martin Martin, a housewife from Chicago claimed to have received messages from aliens via automatic writing which stated that the world would end in a great flood before dawn on December 21, 1954. When Prophecy Fails
Summer of 1969 Charles Manson Manson predicted that an apocalyptic race war would occur in 1969 and ordered the Tate-LaBianca murders in an attempt to bring it about. Helter Skelter (Manson scenario)
1980 Leland Jensen In 1978 Jensen predicted that there would be a nuclear disaster in 1980, followed by two decades of conflict, culminating in God’s Kingdom being established on earth.
1980s,2000 Hal Lindsey Lindsey has been continually predicting the end of the world since his 1970 book The Late, Great Planet Earth. His later books including The 1980s: Countdown to Armageddon and Planet Earth 2000 A.D.: Will Mankind Survive? gave revised dates.
1982, 2000s Pat Robertson In late 1976, Robertson predicted that the end of the world was coming in October or November 1982. He also predicted various cataclysmic events for the first decade of the current century such as a Pacific Northwest tsunami ” and a Middle East war involving Russia that did not come to pass. Pat Robertson
April 23, 1990 Elizabeth Clare Prophet Prophet predicted an impending nuclear holocaust, leading her followers to stockpile a shelter with supplies and weapons. Later, after Prophet’s prediction did not come to pass and she was diagnosed with epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease, the group’s leadership attempted to draw the focus of its work away from doomsday predictions. The Summit Lighthouse
June 9, 1994 Pastor John Hinkle Hinkle of Christ Church in Los Angeles predicted the return of Christ this day.
September 6, 1994 Harold Camping Camping predicted the Rapture would occur on this date.
January 1, 2000 Various “Y2K” Computers predicted to stop working, leading to failures of the electrical grid, dams, nuclear warheads, and everything else with a computer in it. Year 2000 problem
January 1, 2000 Credonia Mwerinde, Joseph Kibweteere An estimated 778 followers of this Ugandan religious movement perished in a devastating fire and a series of poisonings and killings that were either a group suicide or an orchestrated mass murder by group leaders after their predictions of the apocalypse failed to come about. Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God
May 5, 2000 Richard Noone In his book 5/5/2000 – Ice:The Ultimate Disaster, Noone predicts that the planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn would align for the first time in 6000 years. This would cause a catastrophic build up of ice at the South pole leading to devastation across the planet. Cataclysmic pole shift hypothesis
August 2007 Thomas Chase
October 21, 2011 Harold Camping Camping predicted that the Rapture will occur on May 21, 2011 with God taking approximately 3% of the world’s populations (200 million people) into Heaven. The actual end of the world is predicted to occur five months later. 2011 end times prediction
December 21, 2012 Various Several scenarios for the end of the world including galactic alignment, a geomagnetic reversal, a collision with Planet Nibiru or some other interplanetary object, alien invasion, earth being destroyed by a giant supernova. 2012 theories
2060 Sir Isaac Newton Newton proposed, based upon his calculations using figures from the book of Daniel, that the Apocalypse could happen no earlier than 2060.

31 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

The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is 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.

Waning Crescent Phase

The Waning Crescent on December 31 has an illumination of 8%. 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 31 the Moon is 26.91 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: 8%
Moon Age: 26.91 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 363,570.79 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,099,885.12 km

Useful Moon Resources

If you need to calculate the planetary positions for a specific use and time, click on this link 

Currentplanetarypositions.com

To figure out GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) to your local time use this link 

For Your Local Time and Date

Southeastern Hemisphere

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

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

Sun:09 Capricorn 46
Moon:04 Sagittarius 15
Mercury:27 Capricorn 06
Venus:23 Capricorn 39 Rx
Mars:12 Sagittarius 34
Jupiter:00 Pisces 24
Saturn:11 Aquarius 49
Uranus:10 Taurus 58 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 39
Pluto:25 Capricorn 55

True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 13 Rx

Mean Lunar Node:29 Taurus 34 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):18 Gemini 23
Chiron:08 Aries 30
Ceres:28 Taurus 42 Rx
Pallas:16 Pisces 16
Juno:17 Capricorn 06
Vesta:24 Sagittarius 07
Eris:23 Aries 42 Rx

Fire:5
Earth:8
Air:3
Water:3
Cardinal:7
Fixed:4
Mutable:8
Obliquity of the Nine Planets

Southwestern Hemisphere

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

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

Sun:10 Capricorn 22
Moon:12 Sagittarius 59
Mercury:27 Capricorn 57
Venus:23 Capricorn 23 Rx
Mars:12 Sagittarius 59
Jupiter:00 Pisces 31
Saturn:11 Aquarius 53
Uranus:10 Taurus 57 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 40
Pluto:25 Capricorn 56
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 13 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:29 Taurus 32 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):18 Gemini 27
Chiron:08 Aries 30
Ceres:28 Taurus 39 Rx
Pallas:16 Pisces 25
Juno:17 Capricorn 19
Vesta:24 Sagittarius 26
Eris:23 Aries 42 Rx
Fire:5
Earth:8
Air:3
Water:3
Cardinal:7
Fixed:4
Mutable:8