Music 2115: Determining the date of Easter


You are not required to know the following. It's just so incredibly complicated I thought you would enjoy seeing it. Now you know why we look for the days marked in red on the calendars! This is from the Episcopal church. I am not making it up!!



"Easter Day is always the Sunday after the full moon that occurs on or after the spring equinox on March 21, a date which is fixed in accordance with an ancient ecclesiastical computation, and which does not always correspond to the astronomical equinox. This full moon may happen on any date between March 21 and April 18 inclusive. If the full moon falls on a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday following. But Easter Day cannot be earlier than March 22 or later than April 25."


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