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Heliacally
Heliacally He*li"a*cal*ly, adv. In a heliacal manner. --De Quincey.

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- The heliacal rising (/hɪˈlaɪ.əkəl/ hih-LY-ə-kəl) or star rise of a star occurs annually, or the similar phenomenon of a planet, when it first becomes visible...
- is still used by many Zoroastrian communities. A heliacal year is the interval between the heliacal risings of a star. It differs from the sidereal year...
- sultry days of summer. They were historically the period following the heliacal rising of the star system Sirius (known colloquially as the "Dog Star")...
- plane) has given it importance in many cultures, ancient and modern. Its heliacal rising, which moves through the seasons over millennia (see precession)...
- Schaefer and the astronomer Teije de Jong computed that the dates of the heliacal risings and settings in these tablets fit in the region of ****ur at around...
- awareness of celestial cycles, and may have oriented temples in alignment with heliacal risings of the stars. Scattered evidence suggests that the oldest known...
- together). All the months of the Māori calendar are indicated by this heliacal rising of a particular star on the eastern horizon just before dawn, on...
- degree ecliptic into 36 parts of 10 degrees each, both for theurgical and heliacal horological purposes. The decans each appeared, geocentrically, to rise...
- its prominence in its constellation, Canis Major (the Greater Dog). The heliacal rising of Sirius marked the flooding of the Nile in Ancient Egypt and the...
- ****ociated with the rebirth of the Maya Hero Twins. For the Maya, the heliacal rising of Venus was ****ociated with destruction and upheaval. Venus was...