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Paschal Full Moon - Wikipedia

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An ecclesiastical full moon is formally the 14th day of the ecclesiastical lunar month (an ecclesiastical moon) in an ecclesiastical lunar calendar.

Paschal Full Moon and Easter - Christianity - About.com

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Learn exactly what the Paschal Full Moon is, why it is important to Christians, and how it relates to the date of Easter.

How the Moon Affects the Date of Easter | Paschal Full ... - Space.com

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Apr 6, 2012 ... The Paschal Full Moon is coming up on Friday (April 6), in advance of Easter.

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Easter Sunday is the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon (PFM) date for the year. In June 325 A.D. astronomers approximated astronomical full moon dates ...

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

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Theoretically, the Paschal full moon is the first full moon occurring on or after the spring equinox. However, this day can be reckoned in different ways. One way ...

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Easter falls on the first Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon. The Paschal Full Moon is the first Full Moon on or after March 21. 2. How is the Paschal Full ...

Paschal Full Moon - Merriam-Webster

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the 14th day of a lunar month occurring on or next after March 21 according to a fixed set of ecclesiastical calendar rules and without regard to the real moon.

When is Easter Sunday 2017? | The Old Farmers Almanac

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Christian churches that follow the Gregorian calendar, such as many Western Christian churches, celebrate Easter on the first Sunday after the paschal full Moon ...

The Christian Calendar - Easter | Calendars - Webexhibits

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Two concepts play an important role when calculating the Paschal full moon: The Golden Number and the Epact. They are described in the following sections.

calendar - Does Passover occur on the first full moon after the ...

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This year Passover is not until April 22 but that is not on paschal full moon. Spring equinox is March 20 and first full moon after is March 23. Is it important that ...

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The Paschal full moon is the first ecclesiastical full moon after the Spring Equinox.
The date of the Paschal full moon is determined by ecclesiastical tables, and can differ by up to two days from the astronomical full moon. The date of Easter falls on the Sunday following the Paschal full moon, which is calculated differently in Orthodox and Non-Orthodox traditions.
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What is a Paschal Full Moon? - Farmers' Almanac

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Apr 11, 2011 ... The full Moon has many names — so many that it can be hard to keep track of them all. So, what is a Pascahl full Moon? Find out!

Easter's Early Arrival: How the Moon Shapes the Date - Space.com

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Mar 25, 2016 ... The moon was full on Wednesday (March 23). It was the first one of spring, so it was called the Paschal Moon. This year, if you have not already ...

Easter -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy - ScienceWorld

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Easter is actually the first Sunday strictly after the "Paschal full moon" (i.e., if the Paschal full moon falls on a Sunday, Easter is the following Sunday). The date of  ...