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ABBREVIATIONS
Whitakers 2016 cover
Print publication date: Feb, 2016
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Astronomy
British Summer Time is the legal time for general purposes...
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The seasons are defined astronomically as follows:
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JanuaryJanuary 2019February
FIRST MONTH, 31 DAYS. Janus, god of the portal, facing two ways, past and future
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MarchMarch 2019April
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AprilApril 2019May
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MayMay 2019June
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JulyJuly 2019August
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AugustAugust 2019September
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SeptemberSeptember 2019October
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OctoberOctober 2019November
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NovemberNovember 2019December
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DecemberDecember 2019January
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In the present epoch, transits of Mercury occur in May or November. November transits are approximately twice as frequent as May transits.
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During 2019 there will be 5 eclipses, 3 of the Sun and 2 of the Moon
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The length of a sidereal day in mean time is 23h 56m 04s.09.
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From the earliest ages, the natural division of time into recurring periods of day and night has provided the practical time-scale for the everyday...
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The refraction table is in the form of a critical table...
Subjects: mean refraction
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The shape of the Earth is that of an oblate spheroid or solid of revolution whose meridian sections are ellipses not differing much from circles...
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The Earth’s main magnetic field corresponds approximately to that of a very strong small bar magnet near the centre of the Earth, but with...
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