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The Structure of the Chinese Calendar
Description: A description of how the Chinese Calendar depends on the times of certain astronomical events.
1} ... Years / The Chinese Solar Calendar / The Chinese Lunar Calendar / Comparison with the Gregorian Calendar / 1. ...
1} ... There are two Chinese calendars, a solar calendar and a lunar calendar (the latter is also a 'lunisolar' calendar, since it ...
1} ... begin at the "solar terms" (see below). The Chinese lunar calendar consists of a sequence of lunar years which are divided ...
7} ... by CHS , as in "2-01-01-01 CHS". / 4. The Chinese Lunar Calendar / The definition of the lunar calendar depends on the ...
8} ... which is followed by month "5". / A date in the Chinese lunar calendar may be represented by a quadruple of the form ...
8} ... in cycle c . Thus a sequence of dates in the Chinese lunar calendar looks like this: / 1-59-11-29, 1-59-11-30, ...
9} ... element-animal combination. / Dates in the Chinese lunar calendar may be marked by CHL , as in "1-60-01-01 CHL". / ...
9} ... the Gregorian Calendar / New Year's Day in the Chinese Lunar Calendar can occur on any date in the Gregorian Calendar from ...
9} ... in the Gregorian Calendar and dates in the Chinese Lunar Calendar is thus possible only by means of such calculation, ...
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The ISO 8601 Date Format
Description: Discussion of formats for expressing dates, with particular reference to the ISO 8601 date format.
9} ... then counted down to 1. If this were a somewhat accurate lunar calendar then the months would always or usually have 29 or 30 ...

The Archetypes Calendar: An accurate solilunar calendar with connections to the Chinese Calendar
Description: The definition of the Archetypes Calendar and a discussion of its properties.
7} ... The Archetypes Calendar is intended to be an accurate lunar calendar and so we should ask how well the months stay in sync with ...

The Hermetic Lunar Week Calendar
Description: A timezone-independent calendar which tracks the Moon and avoids the problem of rescheduling events every year.
1} ... Lunar Week Calendar / A timezone-independent lunar calendar which tracks the Moon and avoids the problem of ...
1} ... in sync with the vernal equinox year. / This lunar calendar specifies days by means of dates consisting of four ...
7} ... / Timezone Independence / The Chinese Lunar Calendar is an admirable device whose months stay in sync with ...
7} ... Calendar begin at midnight). The modern Chinese lunar calendar uses longitude 120 degrees East. When this calendar is ...

The Liberalia Triday Calendar
Description: A new calendar combining a lunar calendar and a solar calendar with 3-day cycles in common.
1} ... Triday Calendar combines a solar calendar and a lunar calendar, which are independent but have tridays in common. One ...
1} ... each other with no intervening days, and a triday in the lunar calendar always coincides with a triday in the solar calendar. / ...
2} ... one table for the solar calendar and one table for the lunar calendar. These tables are also in SLTC.HTM and in LLTC.HTM for ...
7} ... of days in one cycle is 136,077. / The structure of the lunar calendar repeats with each cycle of 384 lunar years. Thus the ...
7} ... combines two cycles, a solar calendar cycle and a lunar calendar cycle. We have seen above that the length of the solar ...
7} ... the solar calendar cycle is 144,636 days and that of the lunar calendar cycle is 136,077 days. The smallest period of time ...
8} ... and it seems quite impossible to create a rule-based lunar calendar which keeps the dark moon (or the full moon) on some ...
8} ... (2099-03-20 CE). / 8. Variation of the Dark Moon / A lunar calendar aims to have some particular phase of the Moon occur at ...
8} ... of Moon and Sun). 8 / Having a calendar month in a lunar calendar begin at some particular phase of the Moon is trivially ...
8} ... after the beginning of the first day of the month in the lunar calendar for 4,608 mean dark moons, plotted over the period ...
9} ... midnight at the start of the 1st day of the month in the lunar calendar to a maximum of 4.00 days (96 hours) before that start. ...
9} ... solar year, namely, their birthday according to the lunar calendar and their birthday according to the solar calendar. / ...
9} ... would also have celebrated his 100th birthday in the lunar calendar on 101-11-05-3 LLT (2003-01-18 CE). / Clearly this ...
9} ... may be celebrated according to the solar calendar, the lunar calendar or both. / As a related example, consider the ...
9} ... 11 Kamaliel 39. The anniversary of Bicycle Day in the lunar calendar is thus Sophiesday 6 Phaionios and in the solar ...
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Lunar Calendars
Description: Concerning accuracy in lunar calendars
3} ... five decimal places) is 29.53059 days. / To describe a lunar calendar as "accurate" means that the calendar months stay in ...
5} ... of the synodic month is changing, a problem which lunar calendar makers must face is in deciding how the synodic month ...
9} ... designed to keep track of observed days and months, a lunar calendar should have an average calendar month which accords ...
9} ... not that of the TAI synodic month. Thus a rule-based lunar calendar should have an average calendar month of, at most, the ...

The 360-year Cycle of the Meyer-Palmen Soli-lunar Calendar
1} ... The 360-year Cycle of the Meyer-Palmen Soli-lunar Calendar / The 360-year Cycle of the Meyer- Palmen ...
3} ... The 360-year Cycle of the Meyer- Palmen Soli-lunar Calendar / by Karl Palmen / If a 360-year cycle is used ...
9} ... MP / Some Properties of the Meyer-Palmen Soli-lunar Calendar / ...

Properties of the Meyer-Palmen Solilunar Calendar
Description: Numerical and mathematical properties of a new solilunar calendar.
1} ... 622 years are long, just like Peter/ Meyer's Goddess Lunar Calendar of 1998. I suggested to Denis Elliott an/ enhancement ...
2} ... and Seasons / On 1 February 1999 I sent to CALNDR-L a note Lunar Calendar New Year/ Drift Against Seasons in which I gave a simple ...

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