Last Quarter on Sunday, March 7th
The moon reaches last quarter on Sunday at 9:42am in Austin. The moon is in Sagittarius all day long. The waxing moon makes Sunday an ideal day for banishing — getting rid of things, attitudes, habits, even people. According to Cassandra Eason, Sagittarius is about being optimistic and gaining fresh perspectives; it is about engaging in creative ventures and expanding our horizons.
Combine the banishing influence of the moon and the fresh, optimistic creativity of Sagittarius. Banish pessimism and become optimistic. Banish TV and paint, sew, sing, something. Banish closed-mindedness and see the world through new eyes. The world is an amazing place if banish the clouds.
March 7th — Sherwood Forest Faire’s Second Weekend
Sherwood Forest Faire’s grand opening was Saturday, February 27th. They will open each weekend until April 4th. For more information, see the article Sherwood Forest Fair opening soon.
March 7th March 14th — Zilker Park Kite Festival
UPDATE! The 82nd annual Zilker Kite Festival has been postponed until Sunday March 14th from 10:00am until 5:00pm. The Kite Contest will start at 1:00pm. The entire event takes place in Austin’s Zilker Park located at 2100 Barton Springs Road.
For more information about the festival, see the article Zilker Kite Festival and air magic combined.
If you are seriously looking to add a little magic to your Kite Festival experience, you might also be interested in learning more about the element of air.
Sunrise / Sunset Table
The table shows both duration of daylight and duration of darkness for calculating planetary hours. (Please refer to How to calculate planetary hours after sunrise and How to calculate planetary hours after sunset for more information.)
Duration of Daylight
Duration of Darkness
Sunrise (after darkness)
11 hr 44 min
12 hr 16 min
11 hr 46 min
12 hr 14 min
11 hr 47 min
12 hr 13 min
11hr 49 min
12 hr 11 min
11 hr 51 min
12 hr 09 min
11 hr 53 min
12 hr 07 min
11 hr 55 min
12 hr 05 min
Moonrise / Moonset Table
The table converts the time from 24-hour clock to the common 12-hour civilian clock and includes information about the phase of the moon.
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For more information:
United States Naval Observatory Sun and Moon Rise/Set Table for One Year
Unites States Naval Observatory Phases of the Moon Table