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Observations of comets from 611 B.C. to A.D. 1640

Observations of comets from 611 B.C. to A.D. 1640

extracted from the Chinese annals

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Published by Science and Technology Publishers in Hornchurch, Essex, Eng .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: London : Strangways and Walden, 1871.

Statementtranslated by John Williams.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14507710M
ISBN 100948323302

Observations of comets, from B. C. to A. D. (London, Printed for the author by Strangways and Walden, ), by John Williams (page images at HathiTrust) Kang Nanhai Zhu tian jiang / ([China]: [Place of publication not identified], geng wu []), by Youwei Kang (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) San cai lue. Shortly afterwards notices of comets were added. Biot gave a list of these, and Mr. John Williams, in , published Observations of Comets from B.C. to A.D., Extracted from the Chinese Annals.

  See John Williams, Observations of comets, from B. C. to A. D. (), where he writes about the Chinese observation of a comet that appears 50th in his list and was observed in February 32 B.C B.C. Historical comet observations in China. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Detail of astrology manuscript, ink on silk, 2nd century BC, Han dynasty, unearthed from Mawangdui tomb. The page gives descriptions and illustrations of seven comets, from a total of 29 found in the document.

of a Late Medieval Illustrated Prophecy. Observations of comets from B.C. to A.D. extracted from the Chinese. Observations of comets from B.C. to A.D. Extracted from. Observations of Comets, From B.C. to A.D. Extracted From the Chinese Annals. Translated, With Introductory Remarks, And An Appendix, Comprising the Tables Necessary for Reducing Chinese Time to European Reckoning; And a Chinese Celestial Atlas.


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to A.D. Extracted from the Chinese Annals. Translated, with Introductory Remarks and an Appendix, comprising Tables necessary for reducing Chinese Time to European Reckoning and a Chinese Celestial Atlas. X/ C1, also known as the Great Comet ofwas a great comet that appeared on 2 Februaryand was observed across the world from the beginning of February through to mid-March.

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xxxii, ; 23 black & white plates at the back; original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt. Ancient Chinese records of comet observations are the most extensive historical records in existence.

They are far more complete than European observations. The earliest confirmed Chinese comet observation is from BC, but there is also a possible sighting of Halley's Comet in BC.

However, this may not be an actual sighting, but the result of later back calculation. It’s like having the actual book in front of you. Works with any computer, and is easy to use, read, resize or print from. Most of the books on the DVD are Searchable*!Seller Rating: % positive.Observations of Comets from B.C.

to A.D. Extracted from the Chinese Annals (London ). For our period this is based, according to Williams, on the SHE KE, "better spelled SHZH-JI.

But its author, Sz-ma Taien, died about 80 B.C. What Williams apparently means by the 'SHE KE' is the series of Chinese Standard Dynastic.Science revealed several observations made by the Chinese as early as the 10th century.

Not long afterwards, I came across J. Williams’ book titled Observations of Comets From B. C. to A. D. From the Chinese Annals.

Both of these works seemed good attempts to systemati.