What is the Minor Standstill of the Moon?

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  • Lionel Sims University of East London

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v2i1.30212

Keywords:

archaeoastronomy, the Moon

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Published

2016-07-01

How to Cite

Sims, L. (2016). What is the Minor Standstill of the Moon?. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 2(1), 67–76. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.v2i1.30212

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