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in chronology, the conventional period of a lunation, i.e., passage of the moon through all its phases. It is usually computed at approximately 29 or 30 days. For the computation of the month and its harmony with the solar calendar and for the months in others than the
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That point on the ecliptic occupied by the sun at the maximum southerly declination. Sometimes called the December solstice, the first point of Capricornus. The same as the winter solstice, the first point of Libra. The point of the intersection of the ecliptic and the celestial equator (equinoctial). When the sun is moving from the north to the south direction. It is denoted by the symbol image. Also called the winter, or December, equinox.
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Manila Cathedral offices - closed on Dec. 24 to 25, Dec.
Dec. 1-2: Continuing Education: Solution-Focused Approaches to Addictions; TAPE Educational Services; Toronto; 416-929-3396
Dec. 1--The Wolf Institute is offering Harassment and Other EEO Investigations at its Training Center at 250 Park Ave.
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Dec. 4-6: Ontario Tobacco Control Conference: Niagara Falls;
* Dec. 8, Moscow Ballet, Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison Ave, 850/763-4696, 850/785-5165
Dec. 1--The Mortgage Bankers Association of New York, Inc.
Dec. 2-4: Workshop: Managing human resources; Ontario Hospital Association; Toronto; 416.205.1362
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Dec. 3--B'nai B'rith Real Estate Unit will hold its monthly luncheon, entitled "An Inside Look at How REITs Shop for Property." Gerard Nocera, executive vice president with SL Green Realty Corp., and Dan Margulies, exclusive New York buyer broker for AIMCO, will be the featured speakers at the event.