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This calculator computes the date of Easter for any year after 1582 AD. The program is operated by entering a calendar year that is greater than 1582, and then pressing the Calculate button. All entries are cleared by pressing the Clear button. If the year is not in the valid range, the output windows will display: "Invalid Year".
The Next Year button increments the calendar year and recomputes the date of Easter. The Prev Year button decrements the calendar year

For the year:

The date of Easter is:

Notes

The date of Easter given here is the date used by the western Christian churches. It is computed according to the rules established as part of the Gregorian calendar reform in 1582. The Gregorian calendar is the one now used worldwide for civil purposes.

The date of Easter determines the following dates:

  Days before Easter   Days after Easter
Septuagesima 63 Rogation Sunday 35
Quinquagesima 49 Ascension 39
Ash Wednesday 46 Pentecost 49
Palm Sunday 7 Trinity Sunday 56
Good Friday 2 Corpus Christi 60


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