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Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the calendar date of ... The full moon is an ecclesiastical full moon determined by reference to a lunar ... The ear...

How is Easter Sunday determined? Palm Sunday? Ash Wednesday ...

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They decided that Easter would be celebrated on the first Sunday after (never ... To find Ash Wednesday, you start with the date of Easter Sunday, back up six ...

How the Easter Date is Determined - Timeanddate.com

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The March equinox coincides with Easter Sunday and holidays that are related to it. These holidays do not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian calendar, or the ...

How is the date for Easter determined? - GotQuestions.org Home

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This method of determining the date of Easter often results in Easter being before Passover and/or displaced far from Passover. Easter can potentially be ...

How Is the Date of Easter Determined? (Western and Eastern)

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Feb 27, 2016 ... Easter is a moveable feast, which means that it occurs on a different date each year. How is the date of Easter determined for both Western and ...

How is the date for Easter determined? - Rapture Ready

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The short answer: Easter falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the ... One interesting side note about the date of Easter is that the Eastern ...

Easter Dating Method - Calculate the Date of Easter Sunday

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Easter Sunday is the date of the annual ... when the exact year for this removal is decided.

who decides on what date does easter fall on | Notes and Queries ...

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The Council decided to keep Easter on a Sunday, the same Sunday throughout the world. To fix incontrovertibly the date for Easter, and to make it determinable ...

Passover and Easter―A Quick Guide to Understanding Dates

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These constructs allow the date of Easter to be calculated in advance rather than determined by actual astronomical observances, which are naturally less ...

Easter—A Tale of Two Easters - Infoplease

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These constructs allow the date of Easter to be calculated in advance rather than determined by actual astronomical observances, which are naturally less ...

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Easter falls on the Sunday after the Paschal full moon, which changes yearly.
The date of the Paschal full moon does not correspond directly to any astronomical event, but is determined by ecclesiastical tables.
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How is the date for Easter determined? | Catholic Answers

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Easter falls on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox. If the first full moon occurs on the equinox, Easter is the following Sunday.

The Big Question: How is the date of Easter determined, and why is ...

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Mar 21, 2008 ... Why does the date of Easter vary by more than a month? Because the ancient Egyptians and Hebrews used different calendars. The Egyptians ...

The Date of Easter - Astronomical Applications Department

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Mar 11, 2016 ... The Council decided to keep Easter on the same Sunday throughout the Christian world. To fix incontrovertibly the date for Easter, and to make ...