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A MERIC AN AL MAN A C
FOR THE YEAR
I. THE CALENDAR. AND CELESTIAL PHENOMENA FOR THE YEAR.
SIGNS OF THE PLANETS, &c.
G). The Sun. 8 Juno. ing the same Longitude or ée The Earth. Pallas. Right Ascension. D O O (The Moon. 2 Ceres.  Quadrature, or differing § Mercury. \!. Jupiter. 90° in Long, or R. A. Q Venus. h Saturn. & Opposition, or differing Mars. H Herschel or Uranus. 180° in Long, or R. A. Westa. C Conjunction, or hav-Q ascend., Ü descend. node.
The sign + prefixed to the latitude or declination of the Sun, &c. indicates that the same is north ; but when the sign — is prefixed, the latitude or declination is south.
The letters M.A. or m. a. are used to denote JMorning and Afternoon.
By reduced latitude is meant the latitude referred to the centre of the terrestrial spheroid. If the earth were a perfect sphere, the common latitude and the reduced latitude would be the same.
Dominical Letter - - B | Solar Cycle - - - 20 Lunar Cycle, or Golden Number 8 || Roman Indiction e - 4 Epact . - - • . 17 || Julian Period - - . 6544
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC,
With the Mean Time (at Washington) of the Sun's Entrance into, and Continuance in, each of them, and the Length of the Seasons.
Length of the tropical year, commencing at the winter solstice, 1830, and ending at the winter solstice, 1831 Mean or average length of the tropical year
Septuagesima Sunday, January 30.
February 23d, 25th, and 26th.
September 21st, 23d, and 24th.
MOVABLE FESTIVALS OF THE CHURCH IN 1831.
Rogation Monday, May 9.
** Tuesday, “ 10. “ 16. Ascension Day, . “ 12. March 13. Whitsunday, or Pentecost, “ 22. “ 27. Trinity Sunday, . “ 29. April 3. Corpus Christi Day, . June 2. “ 10. Advent Sunday, . Nov. 27.
The Fasts or Feasts marked with an asterisk are strictly observed.
17th 44 Fast for the Taking of the Temple “ 28,
Feast - - - “ 29,
Law - - - “ 30, 1st of Marchesvan - - - Oct. 8, 1st of Chisleu - - e - Nov. 6, 25th “ Consecration of the Temple “ 30, 1st of Thebet - " - - - - Dec. 5, 10th “ Fast for the Siege of Jerusalem “ 14, 1st of Sebat - - • - - Jan. 3,
1st of Regeb - - - • . Dec. 15,
Appearance of the Sun, at the apparent Conjunction of the Sun and Moon, in the Eclipse of the 12th of February, at Petersburg, Va., Cahawba, Siasconset, Halifax, and all other places where the Sun is centrally, or very nearly centrally, eclipsed.
Appearance of the Sun, at the greatest Obscuration, at Natchez, Nashville, Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, New Haven, Hartford, Boston, New Bedford, Portsmouth, Portland, and all other places where the Sun will be about 11; digits eclipsed on his South Limb.