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Text #178

Pankenier & Xu & Jiang. Archaeoastronomy in East Asia
[p. 11]

BC 1034 spring [China]

19th year of King Zhao, in spring; a star appeared in Ziwei1.

Sources: [Zhushu jinian] xia

  1. ‘Ziwei’ refers to the North Star. [nE]

Text #8826

Editorial comment by Laura Knight-Jadczyk

So little information is given here that it is hard to determine whether this was a nova or a comet.

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