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chronology,

n the arrangement of events in a time sequence, usually from the beginning to the end of an event.
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Then, in order to keep the solar and lunar cycles from getting totally out of synchrony, the chronologists resorted to leap-days (as we did by observing February 29th in 1996) and leap-months.
The landscape's flowering is fluid, what chronologists call a "floating sequence," a sequence the dates of which are relatively well known in relation to one another but not in relation to when exactly they will occur on the brittle Gregorian calendar in a specific place.
Fortunately, high-quality images taken at many wavelengths by the Clementine orbiter have provided lunar chronologists with better ways to judge ray ages.