Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of ephemeris; formerly sometimes used as a singular.

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  • noun Plural form of ephemeris.
  • noun An ephemeris.

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Examples

  • And, although the ephemerides of the inner planets are very well known, most likely due to accurate radar measurements in part, this is the first time that such precision is possible for an outer planet.

    Archive 2009-01-08

  • And, although the ephemerides of the inner planets are very well known, most likely due to accurate radar measurements in part, this is the first time that such precision is possible for an outer planet.

    URSI Update #2

  • We have him to thank for ephemerides, those great tables of computed places of celestial bodies over long periods of time.

    Weekend SkyWatcher's Forecast: March 12-14, 2010 | Universe Today

  • I suspect the ancient Greeks set it up this way because it made astrology amenable to mathematical analysis and easier to construct ephemerides.

    Debunking Astrology: Mars Can't Influence You | Universe Today

  • This in turn led to a moderate increase in the accuracy of calendars and astronomical tables, or ephemerides, then commonly used by astrologers to cast horoscopes and by sailors for navigational purposes.

    Nothing intelligent about this design

  • It is well known that everything is miraculous in the history of the Jews; the miracle performed in favor of King Hezekiah on the dial of Ahaz is one of the greatest that ever took place: it is evident that the whole earth must have been deranged, the course of the stars changed forever, and the periods of the eclipses of the sun and moon so altered as to confuse all the ephemerides.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • [3369] Garcaeus, dabimus hoc petulantibus ingeniis, we will in some cases allow: or let him make an ephemerides, read Suisset the calculator's works,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • * I feel not in me those sordid and unchristian desires of my profession; I do not secretly implore and wish for plagues, rejoice at famines, revolve ephemerides and almanacks in expectation of malignant aspects, fatal conjunctions, and eclipses.

    Religio Medici

  • For the accuracy, I am depending on the ephemerides.com site sponsored by JPL.

    Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » My new Sky Clock

  • The evil of the time is the multiplication of ephemerides.

    New Grub Street

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