## Easter calculator

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See also* -
Calculation of Easter

**What is the**

*Easter calculator*?My

*Easter calculator*is a program that enables you to calculate the date of Easter as celebrated by the Western Church for years within the Gregorian calendar.

easter_calculator.xls | |

File Size: | 120 kb |

File Type: | xls |

**(Version 1.10, 137 KB)**

What does the

What does the

*Easter calculator*do?The

*Easter calculator*can...

- Calculate the date of Easter Sunday (and all related days) for a given year,
- Calculate in what years Easter Sunday will fall on a given date,
- Plot a graph of how many times Easter Sunday falls on each possible date in a given date range.

You enter a year, and the program tells you when all the Easter related days for that year fall.

You enter two years, and the program will analyse the frequency of how often Easter Sunday falls on each possible date.

**How does the**

*Easter calculator*work?It simply puts into practice the

*Meeus/Jones/Butcher algorithm*, and then presents the results in a more readable and accessible form. If you want to read more about the calculation of Easter and this algorithm, then I suggest visiting my page on the calculation of easter.

**Where did you get the information to write the**

*Easter calculator*?I myself found the

*Meeus/Jones/Butcher algorithm*in Meeus' book

*Astronomical Algorithms*. However, I have since realised that the algorithm is avaliable for anyone to see on Wikipedia.