Astronomical phenomena for the year ...

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The Office, Nov 30, 2005 - Reference - 81 pages
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This small booklet contains general interest astronomical material pre-printed two years in advance of its date.  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; the position of Polaris.

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Contents

Seasons Moon Phases Eclipses
4
Chronological Cycles and Eras Religious and Civil Holidays
15
Explanation of Rising and Setting Tables
23
Moonrise and Moonset Tables
32
Eclipses
65
Related Publications
80
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The United States Naval Observatory and Her Majesty’s Nautical Almanac Office are world recognized leaders in positional astronomy and celestial mechanics.

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