Celestial / Lunar Eclipse

150BC Jul. 2

Event #2757: Lunar eclipse

Stable URL: http://cof.quantumfuturegroup.org/events/2757

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.


Text #3831

Abraham Sachs, Hermann Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[p. 85]

BM 34632


5’ – When (the point) 4° in front of 15 Lacertae culminated, lunar ec[lipse …]
6’ – […] when it began, in 20° night it was completely covered; 12° night maximal phase; it set eclipsed. 32° onset and [maximal phase …]
7’ – […] in its eclipse, the north wind which was set to the west side blew; in its eclipse, Jupiter and Saturn stood there […]
8’ – […] the remainder of the planets did not stand there; 2 ½ cubits below β Capricorni, [having passed] a little to the east, [it became eclipsed …]

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