Chinese Calendrics 6.77
The Chinese Lunar Calendar is a solilunar calendar, consisting of months corresponding exactly to lunar cycles and years which stay more-or-less in sync with seasonal years. The structure of the calendar depends on the exact times of certain astronomical events, principally dark moons and winter solstices.
The solar calendar consists of a series of seasonal years which are divided into 24 "solar terms". The lunar calendar consists of a series of years which are divided into 12 or 13 lunar months. A solar year always begins at the (northern) winter solstice. A lunar month always begins on the day of a dark moon.
Chinese Calendrics is used to do the following:
To convert between dates in the Chinese solar and lunar calendars and dates in the Common Era and Julian calendars.
To calculate the date of New Year's Day in the Chinese lunar calendar.
To ascertain the Western dates of the starts of all lunar months in a year in the lunar calendar.
To find leap months in the lunar calendar.
To find the Western dates corresponding to Chinese anniversaries (e.g., birthdays).
To move forward or backward from a given date (and time) either by a period such as a month (Western or Chinese) or by any number of days.
To calculate the phase of the Moon for any time within a 6000-year period.
To search for the next or previous full moon, dark moon, lunar quarter, solar term or solstice or equinox of a certain type.
To search for a solstice or an equinox in combination with a dark moon or a full moon.
To search for the next or previous day, month or year with a certain element-animal correspondence (e.g., the next water-rabbit year or the next fire-chicken day).
To find days for which the element-animal is the same for day, month and year. |
||Updated:||7 Jan 2005|
|Size:||1.76 MB||Our rating:||Not rated yet|
|Download our picks|
m9P Phonebook ver. 1.2|
| ||m9P Phonebook is mental9Production's phone book database application. This PIM (personal information mana...|
MARS ver. 2.5 b20051109|
| ||MARS is an application for Windows that saves time and money by making it easy to define single or packag...|
Colors Builder ver. 1.0|
| ||Program "Colors Builder" is intended for creation of harmonious color circuits for web-site and formation...|
File Rules ver. 1.0|
| ||File Rules replaces traditional hierarchical tree structures normally used to organize and categorize fil...|
|Download most popular|
Sound Normalizer ver. 2.76|
| ||The Sound Normalizer improves and regains a quality of Mp3
and Wav (PCM 8, 16, 24, 32 bits, DSP, GSM, I...|
3gpMobile ver. 1.0.6|
| ||3gpMobile is a powerful tool to convert various video formats
to 3gp or 3gp2 for your cellular, pda or ...|