Celestial / Lunar Eclipse

610BC Sep. 15

Event #2610: Lunar eclipse

Stable URL: http://cof.quantumfuturegroup.org/events/2610


Geographical sites:

  • Babylon (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #727082)
    Pleiades_icon Babylon settlement, fort Geocontext: Fostat, Cairo
    Description: An ancient fortified city of the Delta of Egypt, located at Babylon in the area today known as Coptic Cairo.

Citations:

Text #3625

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia. Series: Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia. Vol. 5
[p. 23]

BM 38357

Obv.

II
2’ – That night, the moon was surrounded by a halo, … […]
3’ – [… there was] famine
7’- Month VI, night of the 14th, 5 […]
8’ – 10° of night in the middle (watch) […]
9’- remained, lunar eclipse; more than […]
10’ – on the south side was covered […]
11’ – beginning of the night, after … […]
12’ – the bright star of […]
13’- to the south […]
14’ – 10° night […]

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