The Canadian Almanac and Directory 1858-1859

The Canadian Almanac and Directory 1858-1859

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xTHE CANADIAN ALMANAC,FOR THE YEAR 1858.CHRONOLOGICAL CYCLES.GoldenNumber 16 Dominical Letter (Epact 15 Roman Indictiou jS3lar 19Cycle Julian Period 6571EPOCHS.5619 of theThe Jewish Era com. 19th 1858 The 22ndyear Sept. ofQueen Tictoria s JuneReign beg. 20th.. 1858The 1275 ofthellahoin. Era com, 22nd 1858 Theyear Aug. SSrdof the the U. S. 4th...Indep.of begins July 1858FIXED AND MOVEABLE FESTIVALS AND ANNIVERSARIES.Ash Feb 17Wednesday y Whitsunday 23MayDavidSt. March 1 Birth of YictoriaQueen 24MaySt. Patrick Mar. 17 Midsummer Day June 24Day 25 ISirth ofPrince AlbertLady 26Aug.EASTER SUNDAY 4 MichaelmasApril Day 29Sept.St. 23 Birth ofPrince ofWalesGeorge Nor. 913 St. AndrewsHoly Thursday May ,. Nov. SOofExplanation the Articles in the Calendar.These are calculated for Toronto and and forpages Quebec, ordinary will serve with sufficientpurposes foraccuracyin Canada.every cityMOON S PHASES. This Table the times for the two meridians when the moongives thepasses geocentric longitudesof 180 and 270 eastofthesun. It also the times ofher and least0, 90, gives greatest distance from the earth.TWILIGHT. In this table are the times at which ingiven the and ends in the i.twilight begins morning evening, e.,the times when the sun s centre is 18 below the horizon.GREATEST ELONGATION OF THE POLE STAR. This column the azimuth of thegreatest Pole Star east or west fromgivesthe meridian as observed at a in latitude45. When theplace elongation to ...

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x THE CANADIAN ALMANAC, FOR THE YEAR 1858. CHRONOLOGICAL CYCLES. GoldenNumber 16 Dominical Letter ( Epact 15 Roman Indictiou j S3lar 19Cycle Julian Period 6571 EPOCHS. 5619 of theThe Jewish Era com. 19th 1858 The 22ndyear Sept. ofQueen Tictoria s JuneReign beg. 20th.. 1858 The 1275 ofthellahoin. Era com, 22nd 1858 Theyear Aug. SSrdof the the U. S. 4th...Indep.of begins July 1858 FIXED AND MOVEABLE FESTIVALS AND ANNIVERSARIES. Ash Feb 17Wednesday y Whitsunday 23May DavidSt. March 1 Birth of YictoriaQueen 24May St. Patrick Mar. 17 Midsummer Day June 24 Day 25 ISirth ofPrince AlbertLady 26Aug. EASTER SUNDAY 4 MichaelmasApril Day 29Sept. St. 23 Birth ofPrince ofWalesGeorge Nor. 9 13 St. AndrewsHoly Thursday May ,. Nov. SO ofExplanation the Articles in the Calendar. These are calculated for Toronto and and forpages Quebec, ordinary will serve with sufficientpurposes foraccuracy in Canada.every city MOON S PHASES. This Table the times for the two meridians when the moongives thepasses geocentric longitudes of 180 and 270 eastofthesun. It also the times ofher and least0, 90, gives greatest distance from the earth. TWILIGHT. In this table are the times at which ingiven the and ends in the i.twilight begins morning evening, e., the times when the sun s centre is 18 below the horizon. GREATEST ELONGATION OF THE POLE STAR. This column the azimuth of thegreatest Pole Star east or west fromgives the meridian as observed at a in latitude45. When theplace elongation to othergreatest corresponding any latitude is the number in the column should be corrected of therequired, given by means table.fpllowing The 1st correction for tl:e oflatitude is besubtracted from the in . degrees to. greatest given theelongation calendar, or added to as the of latitude are less or than 45.it, according degrees greater The 2nd which is is found the number in the thirdcorrection, always addative, by multiplying line of thegiven the number ofminutes inthe latitude.table by /4320 4 6" 2ndThus for latitude ...lst correction^ cor. + 2.0X20=4-40" " / " " " ]/40//4740 ... 4- 4-2.5X40 " / " " "4o10 22"... 4- 2.2X10=-f THE PLANETS. The times of and of the five chief are calculated forrising planets and are correctedsetting Toronto, The timesof for themeridian of will servefor refraction. culmination, although computed Toronto, forapproximately whole of Canada. Tne meridian zenith to aid in thethe distances, being designed merely finding have beenplanets, to the nearest tenth ofa as seen from the latitude of Toronto.only degree,given the is shorter than the mean solar and commences soon after theWhen planetary day day, of themidnight the will sometimes arrive a second time on the meridian before the ofthe actualday, planet expiration civilpreceding From causes a will sometimes rise twice or set twice in the same civil When twoanalogous planet day. culmiua-day. tions occur in the same or two or the times ofboth areday, risings settings, registered. The times of the SUN S RISING AND SETTING are for the and are corrected for refraction bothgiven upper limb, fo> andToronto Quebec. The MOON S RISING is from full to and her from chance to full.given change, setting to the nearest tenth aThe MOON S MERIDIAN ZENITH DISTANCES are of for Toronto. aregiven degree They not corrected for or refraction.parallax that a -watch shouldThe column SCN ON MEEIDIAN the time shew when the shadow ofa sun dial is on thtgives noon mark. OP THE SUN AT APPARENT NOON. This column the sunDECLINATION s declination at the instant he thigives passes Toronto.meridian of This column shews to the nearest tenth ofa the Moon s Noon.MOON S AGE. day at Torontoage MOON ON THE the mean time at -whichthe theThe cblumn, MERIDIAN, gives moon s centre meridian ofTorontopasses UPPER TRANSIT OF POLE STAR shews for the mean time the Pole StarThe column, every day at which makes its uppe; across the meridian ofToronto. It in the from and intransit passes morning 8th to October Sth, the foiApril evening ofthethe rest year. The live last for will serve with for the whole ofcolumns, although computed Toronto, sufficient accuracy Canada. time atwhich the lower transit of the Pole Star occurs 11 h. 58 m. 2 s. to ofThe be found adding the time it;may by~~ - transit. preceding uppgr. From the time of the transit ofthe star be found time of its western or easternupper pole may the greatest elonga or theconstants in thetion, adding substracting given annexed Table.by [298] 15 cul m h m 7 22 c so 4 26 5 19 Tao 5"25 7 57 . 6 24 4 40 4 7 6 56 9 17 6 32 l6"43 5 35 5 55 3 43 6 55 thelong ty. rs. 890 855 848 866 873 804 i North be sen )lace at .trait. Tlmi m. 45.1 [299] : m- .jtyi