::Solar calendar


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A solar calendar is a calendar whose dates indicate the position of Earth on its revolution around the Sun or, equivalently, the apparent position of the sun moving on the celestial sphere. The other commonly used system is a lunar calendar which dates the months based on cycles of the lunar phases.

Solar calendar sections
Intro  Astronomy  Tropical solar calendars  Sidereal solar calendars  Non-solar calendars  Lunisolar calendars  See also  References  External links  

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