tropical year

  1. the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
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  • The Romaka-Siddhanta was based on the tropical year of Hipparchus and on the Metonic cycle of 19 years.
  • tropical year
  • Since the lunar year is shorter than the tropical year, the lunar calendar travels all through the seasons, making a complete cycle in about 33 years.
  • Instead of a January to December calendar year, the Almanac relied on a tropical year defined as running from one winter solstice to the next.
  • The tropical year when the earth in its revolution passes from one equinox or tropic to the same again.
  • Applying tropical year and lunation, the exchange formula of calendar and solar calendar could be derived.
  • The first of these is called the sidereal year while the second is called the tropical year.
  • Thus the Callippic cycle fitted 940 lunar months precisely to 76 tropical years of 365.25 days.
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