Text #264Cometography: A Catalog of Comets. Series: Cometography. Vol. 1 .
The Han shu (100) is the only ancient Chinese text to report this “sparkling star”. It says the object appeared “in the eastern quarter” sometime during the month of -60 July 24 to August 21. The location may indicate a morning sky observation. A. G. Pingré (1783) dated this object as -62