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By Zhentao Xu,Yaotiao Jiang,David Pankenier

formerly, vital learn at the old documents of comets and meteor showers from China, Japan, and Korea has remained the particular look after of these with services within the correct languages. With a compilation just like the current quantity the authors desire to ameliorate that state of affairs. employing an identical rigorous choice standards and magnificence of presentation as within the earlier catalogue, assembled and translated listed below are a few 1,500 extra observations of comets and meteor showers from China, Japan, and Korea spanning approximately 3 millennia. With the book of this quantity, lots of the vital old files of East Asian astronomical observations at the moment are obtainable in English. The introductions and appendices supply all of the required details on really expert terminology, recording conventions, and nomenclature the reader might want to utilize the documents. as well as being a useful source for pro astronomers, East Asian astronomical files have materially aided the examine of students in fields as different as mythology, medieval iconography, old chronology, and the oral historical past of pre-literate societies. The booklet can be of significant curiosity to cultural astronomers, in addition to to these engaged in old and comparative research.

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