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(Astronomy) relating to the sun and the moon
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(soʊˈlu nər, sɒ-)

pertaining to or listing the rising and setting times of the sun and moon, phases of the moon, eclipses, etc.: solunar table.
[1805–15;b. solar1 and lunar]
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Perusing the stories, we see how the colony became a hub of laboratory medicine where Balfour could test his own solunar theory and others practice Brunonian Doctrine that had died out in England.
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There are moon models and solunar tables in many outdoor publications, all aimed at helping you pick the best time to hunt.
Featuring Solunar tables, barometric data and predictive animal activity, the new device also has the ability to store up to 20 numeric waypoints with five available icons.
The app features the map-based weather, solunar and popular ScentCone wind tool, which help hunters decide where, when and how to hunt.
Solunar Horizon, previously known as the Northern Region Study Group, was one of five Kirklees projects to have received Lottery cash totalling more than pounds 25,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.
Consult the Solunar Tables as to whether you should choose red or black.
In fact, there's a solunar calendar that lists the best times to fish."
Kevin pays attention to solunar activity, and wants be fishing within the 90 minutes on either side of moonrise and moonset.
Marcus Lashley, a graduate student at North Carolina State University, recently looked at whether deer movement rates are influenced by solunar activity.