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 #3911

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[pp. 155--157]

BM 36729

Rev.’
10’ - [… Night of the 14th( February/March), …] a meteor which was very bright and had a tail.
12’ – […] … flashed from west to east, its light could be seen on the ground.
14’ – The 17th, the sun rose in a cloud.
15’ – Night of the 19th, mist crossed the sky; a small fall of fire occurred in the area of Suanna.
18’ – […] a meteor which was very bright and had a tail.

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