Synodic Period

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The time taken a body to reach from one conjunction with the Sun to the next. The Synodic period of the Moon is 29.5 days, or one Lunation to the next. [Gr. sunhodos, meeting, assembly, a coming together; by extention, conjunction; Ptolemy's word for new Moons (Tetrabiblos II.12)]

 
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