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1850, Being the latter part of the 74th, and the beginning of the 75th year
of the Independence of the United States of America ; the 6563d year of the Julian Period; the latter part of the 5610th, and the beginning of the 5611th
year since the creation of the world, according to the Jews; the 2603d year (according to Varro) since the foundation of
Rome; the 2597th year since the era of Nabonassar, which has been as
signed to Wednesday, the 26th of February, of the 3967th year of the Julian Period, which corresponds, according to the chronologists, to the 747th, and, according to the astron
omers, to the 746th year before the birth of Christ ;
Olympiad, beginning in July, 1849, if we fix the era of the
beginning of July of the year 3938 of the Julian Period;
year (of twelve lunations) since the Hegira, or flight of Mahomet, which, as is generally supposed, took place on the 16th of July, in the year 622 of the Christian era.
I. CALENDAR AND CELESTIAL PHENOMENA FOR
SIGNS OF THE PLANETS, &c. O The Sun.
4 Jupiter. The Earth.
h Saturn. DOC The Moon.
H Herschel or Uranus. & Mercury.
Neptune. & Venus.
* A fixed star. 6 Conjunction, or having the same Longitude or Right Ascension. 0 Quadrature, or differing 90° in 8 Opposition, or differing 180° in * The ascending, U the descending node.
CHRONOLOGICAL CYCLES, SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC, ETC.
The sign + is prefixed to the latitude, or declination, of the Sun, or other heavenly body, when north, and the sign when south; but the former prefixed to the hourly motion of the Moon in latitude indicates that she is approaching, and the latter that she is receding from, the north pole of the ecliptic.
The letters M. A., m. A., denote Morning and Afternoon.
F | Solar Cycle, Epact,
17 Roman Indíction, Lunar Cycle, or Golden Number, 8 | Julian Period,
BEGINNING AND LENGTH OF THE SEASONS.
8. Sun enters 10 (Winter begins) 1849, Dec. 21st, 4 32 47 A.
Mean go (Spring 1850, March 20th, 5 54 52 A.
Time at go (Summer
Washing. - (Autumn
6 Sept. 23d, 4 54 37 M. ton Obser: 20 (Winter
10 31 41 A. vatory.
h. m. 8.
d. Sun in the Winter signs,
89 1 22 5 Spring
92 20 56 28 Summer"
93 14 3 17 Autumn 66
89 17 37 4 north of Equator, (Spring and Summer,) 186 10 59 45 south of
(Winter and Autumn,) 178 18 59 9 Length of the tropical year, commencing at
the winter solstice, 1849, and terminating 365 5 58 54
at the winter solstice, 1850, . Mean, or average length of the tropical year, 365 5 48 48
(The anniversaries marked with an asterisk (*) are to be strictly observed.]
Year. Names of the Months, 5610 Thebet begins,
Dec. 16, 1849 10th, Fast for the Siege of Jerusalem, Dec. 25, " 4 Sebat begins,
Jan. 14, 1850 “ Adar begins,
Feb. 13," 13th, Fast of Esther,
Feb. 25, " 14th, *Purim,
Feb. 26, 66 15th, Schuscan Purim, “ Nisan begins,
Mar. 14, 15th, *Beginning of the Passover,
Mar. 28, " 16th, *Second Feast, or Morrow of the Passover, Mar. 29,6 21st, *Seventh Feast,
April 3,5 22d, *End of the Passover, .
April 4, 5 Ijar begins,
April 13, " “ 18th, Lag Beomer,
April 30, “ “ Sivan begins,
May 12,“ 6th, *Feast of Weeks or Pentecost,
May 17, " 7th, *Second Feast,
May 18, “ Thammus begins,
June 11, “ 17th, Fast for the taking of the Temple, · June 27, “ Ab begins,
July 10, “ " 9th, *Fast for the burning of the Temple,
July 18, “ Elul begins,
Aug. 9, " 5611 Tisri begins, *Feast for the New Year,
Sept. 7, “ " 2d, *Second Feast for the New Year,
Sept. 8, " “ 3d, Fast of Gedaljah, « 10th, *Fast of the Reconciliation or Atonement, Sept. 16, “ " 15th, *Feast of the Huts or Tabernacles, . Sept. 21,