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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EPHEMERIS

A Table of artificial numbers; to be found at the back of "Raphael's" Ephemeris.

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

And now not only is it slightly off course, but so is every ephemeris printed on Mert.

Its position with respect to Saturn on any given date can be learned from the Ephemeris.

With an Ephemeris and another astrological book, I made out and copied in six hours Mdlle.

On a nail by the side of the great fireplace hung proudly and prominently the Family Almanac, the Ephemeris.

An Ephemeris is an almanac of the planetary positions day by day throughout any given year.

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

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

WORD ORIGIN

table showing predicted positions of heavenly bodies, 1550s, Modern Latin, from Greek ephemeris "diary, calendar," from ephemeros "daily" (see ephemera). The classical plural is ephemerides.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EPHEMERIS

almanac

noundocument containing information for a year
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