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lilwayne 05-03-2013
"A lunar year is 12 lunar months, so 19 of these would be 228 lunar months. With the 7 extra months, the total period would be 235 lunar months of 29.530589 days each and is therefore 6939.69 days. You will notice that this is almost the same as 19 solar years of 365.24 days, which is 6939.56 days. Presumably, you're referring to the Hebrew Calendar, a 19 year period of which consists of 12 years of 12 months plus 7 years of 13 months, thus 19 years is the period after which the Hebrew and solar calendar dates will match up."
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dharmadaas 15-05-2013
"Meton found of which nineteen photo voltaic a long time are usually pretty much equal to 235 lunar weeks as well as 6940 years. I thought this was important details if you looked for to generate a lunar appointments. A lunar date that will stored precise occasion while using unexampled moons as well as equinoxes became a amazing thing. This type of diary can foretell that this moons tummy flatness , although as a result of later on a long time pertaining to the photo voltaic equinoxes as well as rounds involving years. More especially your may thirty days associated with Nisan could assume the appearance of the people a long time that might view a thirteenth month, a 2nd 30 days regarding Adar therefore force the particular Passover thirty day period regarding Nisan further decrease the entire year. Prior to that astronomic diary this Calendar month connected with Nisan ended up being placed as outlined by it's additional name, the 30 days of Abib which suggests ""ripe"". It was the thirty days of which power saw the actual barleycorn advanced intended for harvest. And so the 30 days of Abib has been the garden reckoning and it is some other label Nisan called its massive enumeration. And for that reason just before Meton's circuit and the Metonic work schedule this several weeks had been fixed from the barleycorn ripeness through the particular sighting from the new moon. The initial celestial satellite arrive at bounties as soon as the spring equinox has been described because calendar month regarding Nisan, the first thirty days inside spiritual calendar of the Hebrews. The particular celebrated Hebrew rabbi and learner Hillel Two depart the actual Hebrew calendar with 358 C.E.. It's been rather exact. Playing with this past hundred years it can be displaying signs associated with necessitating many change. "  
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