Astronomical Phenomena for the Year 2009
This small, useful booklet contains general interest material preprinted from The Astronomical Almanac It includes such things as: dates for equinoxes, solstices, phases of the Moon; eclipse maps; dates for various planetary phenomena; dates for some religious and civil holidays; chronological eras and cycles; the equation of time and declination of the Sun; sunrise/set, moonrise/set times; and the position of Polaris. The book is joint publication between U.S. Naval Observatory and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office(HMNAO) in the UK. HMNAO maintains the copyright on the material it produces. .
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Seasons Moon Phases Eclipses
Chronological Cycles and Eras Religious and Civil Holidays
Explanation of Rising and Setting Tables
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