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noun as in almanac

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In the 1790s, he calculated ephemerides, predictions about the future positions of the sun, the moon, the planets and the stars over the course of the coming year.

Not surprisingly, with such traumatic lessons, scientists have sweated over getting the ephemerides of solar-system objects pinned down better and better.

Dictys (the full title of whose book is Ephemeris Belli Trojani) is not only the longer but the better written of the two.

For instance, under the entry newspaper occurs the attractive word ephemeris.

Knowing the location of Venus in the sky, which can be ascertained from the Ephemeris, the observer can find it by day.

Take in hand, then, the Ephemeris for the year of your birth and read this chapter with it in view.

Possibly the Latin Ephemeris was the work of Septimius himself.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ephemeris, such as: calendar, journal, yearbook, annual, chronicle, and record.

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