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EPHEMERIS (Greek for a " diary ")

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 670 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EPHEMERIS (Greek for a " diary "), a table giving for stated times the apparent position and other numerical particulars EPHESIANS relating to a heavenly body. The Astronomical Ephemeris, familiarly known as the " Nautical Almanac," is a national annual publication containing ephemerides of the principal or more conspicuous heavenly bodies, elements and other data of eclipses, and other matter useful to the astronomer and navigator. The governments of the United Kingdom, United States, France, Germany and Spain publish such annals.
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