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AMERICAN ALMANAC

FOR

THE

YEAR

1833,

Being the latter part of the 57th, and the beginning of the 58th,

year of the Independence of the United States of Amer

ica;
the 6546th year

of the Julian Period;
the latter part of the 5593d, and the beginning of the 5594th,
year

of the Jews. the 2586th year from the building of Rome, according to

Varro ;

the 2580th year of the era of Nabonassar, which has been

assigned to Wednesday, February 26; (3967 of the Julian Period, or 747 years before Christ, according to the

chronologists, and 746 according to the astronomers ;) the 2609th year of the Olympiads, or the first year of the

653d Olympiad will begin in July, 1833, by fixing the eta of the first Olympiad 7755 years before Christ, or at about

the 1st of July, of the year 3938 of the Julian Period; the latter part of the 1248th, and the beginning of the

1249th, year from the Hegira, or flight of Mahomet.

I. THE CALENDAR AND CELESTIAL PHENOMENA FOR THE YEAR.

SIGNS OF THE PLANETS, &c. O The Sun.

Mars.

? Ceres. • The Earth.

Vesta.

Jupiter.
O ( The Moon. 8 Juno.

h Saturn.
Mercury.
# Pallas.

H Herschel or Uranus. Venus. Conjunction, or having the same Longitude or Right Ascension.

Quadrature, or differing 90° in 8 Opposition

1800 in The ascending, 8 the descending node.

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An asterisk (*) prefixed to the conjunction of the Moon with a star or planet, indicates that the star or planet may be eclipsed in some part of the inhabited portion of the United States.

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.

CHRONOLOGICAL CYCLES.

22

Dominical Letter

F | Solar Cycle Lunar Cycle, or Golden Number 10 Roman Indiction Epact

9

Spring signs.

SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 1. p Aries.

Autumn

7. Libra. 2. 8 Taurus.

8. m Scorpio. 3. I Gemini.

signs.

9. & Sagittarius. 4. Cancer.

Winter

10. ve Capricornus. 5. N Leo.

11. Aquarius. 6. Virgo.

signs.

12. # Pisces.

Summer signs.

LENGTH OF THE SEASONS.

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1833, March 20h,

June 21st,
September 22d,
December 21st

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3 2 59
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14 3 48
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Length of the tropical year, beginning at the winter sol

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MOVABLE FESTIVALS OF THE CHURCH IN 1833. Septuagesima Sunday Feb. 3d Rogation Monday

May 13th Quinq, or Shrove " Feb. 17th

Tuesday

May 14th Ash Wed. 1st day of Lent Feb. 20th Ascen. Day, or Holy Th. May 16th Mid Lent Sunday March 17th Whitsunday, or Pentecost May 26th Palm Sunday March 31st Trinity Sunday

June

2d Easter Day

April 7th Corpus Christi day June 6th Low Sunday April 14th Advent Sunday

Dec. 1st Rogation Sunday May 12th

JEWISH CALENDAR.

[The fasts or feasts marked with an asterisk (*) are strictly observed.]

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Names of the Months, 5593 1st of Thebet

10th
1st of Sebat

Ist of Adar 66 13th

14th
15th
1st of Nisan
15th
16th

Dec. 23, 1832. Fast for the Siege of Jerusalem Jan. 1, 1833.

21,

Feb. 20,
Fast of Esther

March 4,
* Purim

5, Schuscan Purim

6,

21,
* Beginning of the Passover April 4,
*Second Feast, or Morrow of the
Passover

5,
*Seventh Feast

10, *End of the Passover

11,

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May 7,

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*Feast of Weeks, or Pentecost

24, *Second Feast

25,

June 18,
Fast for the Taking of the Temple July 4,

17,
*Fast for the Burning of the Temple 25,

Aug. 16,

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6594 1st of Tisri *Feast for the New Year. 2d

*Second Feast for the New Year 3d

Fast of Gedaljah 10th

*Feast of Reconciliation
15th "

*Feast of the Huts or Tabernacles
16th " *Second Feast of the Huts
21st "

Feast of Palms or Branches
22d 66

*End of the Hut, or Congregation

Feast 23d

*Rejoicing for the Discovery of the

Law
1st of Marchesvan
1st of Chisleu
25th

Consecration of the Temple
1st of Thebet
10th

Fast for the Siege of Jerusalem
1st of Sebat

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MAHOMETAN CALENDAR.
Names of the Months.
1248 1st of Shaban
Ist of Ramadan

(Month of Fasting)
1st of Schewall (Month of Rejoicing)
1st of Dsu'l-kadah

1st of Dsu’l-hejjah 1249 1st of Moharrem

1st of Saphar
1st of Rabia I.
Ist of Rabia II.
1st of Jomadhi I.
1st of Jomadhi II.
1st of Regeb
1st of Shaban
1st of Ramadan (Month of Fasting)

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Dec. 23, 1832.
Jan.

21, 1833.
Feb.
March 21,
April
May 20,
June 19,
July
Aug.

17,
Sept. 15,
Oct. 15,
Nov. 13,
Dec. 13,
Jan.

11, 1834.

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ECLIPSES IN 1833.

In the course of the present year, will happen five eclipses, viz. three of the Moon and two of the Sun. All of the former will be visible, either wholly or in part ; but those of the sun will be wholly invisible, throughout the United States.

I. Sunday, January 6th, an Eclipse of the Moon, wholly visible, as follows, viz.

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Albany

1 54.3 M. 2 57.4 M. 3 4.8 M. 4 15.0 M. Baltimore

1 42.6 2 45.7 2 53.1 4 3.3 Boston

2 4.6 3 7.7 3 15.1 4 25.4 Charleston

1 29.0 2 32.1 2 39.5 3 49.8 Cincinnati

1 11.6 2 14.7 2 22.1 3 32.4 Halifax, N. S. 2 35.2 3 38.3

3 45.7 4 55.9 Hartford

1 57.8 3 0.9 3 8.3 4 18.5 Lexington, Ky. 1 11.9 2 15.0 2 22.4 3 32.6 Mobile

0 56.4 1 59.4 2 6.9 3 17.1 Nashville

1 2.3 2

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2 12.8 3 23.0 New Haven 1 57.3 3 0.3 3 7.8 4 18.0 New Orleans 0 48.6 1 51.7 1 59.1 3 9.4 New York 1 53.0 2 56.1 3

3.5

4 13.8 Norfolk

1 43.3 2 46.9 2 54.3 4 4.6 Philadelphia 1 49.4 2 51.5 2 58.9 4 9.1 Pittsburg

1 28.6 2 31.6 2 390 3 49.3 Portland

2 7.5 3 10.6 3 18.0 4 28.3 Portsmouth 5 5.9 3 9.0 3 16.4 4 26.7 Providence 2 3.4

3 6.5 3 13.9 4 24.1 Raleigh

1 33.9 2 37.0 2 44.4 3 54.6 Richmond

1 39.3 2 42.3 2 49.8 4 0.0 Savannah

1 24.9 2 28.0 2 35.4 3 45.6 Washington

1 41.0

2 44.1 2 51.5 4 1.7

Mean Time at the respective Places.
Digits eclipsed at each place at the time of the greatest Obscu.

ration 5° 42.6' on the northern limb of the Moon.

II. Sunday, January 20th, an Annular Eclipse of the Sun, invisible

throughout the United States.

Beginning of the General Eclipse on the Earth, at lh. 58m. A. (M. T. at

Washington,) in Long. 205° 19' West from Greenwich, and in Lat. 29°

13' South. Beginning of the Central Eclipse on the Earth, at 3h. 19m. A., in Long.

234° 18' West, Lat. 44° 0' South. Sun centrally eclipsed on the Meridian, at 4h. 40m. A., in Long. 143° 53'

West, Lat. 61° 45' South. End of the Central Eclipse on the Earth, at 6h. 19m. A., in Long. 65° 34'

West, Lat. 31° 52' South. End of the General Eclipse on the Earth, at Th. 39m. A., in Long.

92° 32' West, Lat. 16° 43' South.

This Eclipse will be visible in Australia, in South America, and in the South Pacific Ocean.

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