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February 30

February 30 actually existed at least twice in the past, according to historical records. more

Leap Day Birthdays

When do “leaplings” celebrate their birthdays – every year or only during leap years? more

What Is a Leap Year?

A leap year has 366 days, as opposed to a common year, which has 365. Nearly every four years is a Leap Year, and we add a leap day, an extra day on February 29. more

2018 Cosmic Calendar

List of cosmic events in 2018 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes. more

Full Moon Names

Full Moons had given names in many ancient cultures. The Full Moon names we use today often reflect nature like Harvest Moon. more

February: Snow Moon

The February Full Moon is named after the snow on the ground. Some Native American tribes named this the Hunger Moon, others called it the Storm Moon. more

The Month of February

February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It is the shortest month with only 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years. more

12 Months of the Year

The 12 months of the year are linked to the Moon's orbit around Earth. Why are there 12 months? What do the month names mean? more

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