Celestial / Lunar Eclipse

612BC Nov. 5

Event #2856: Lunar eclipse

Stable URL: http://cof.quantumfuturegroup.org/events/2856


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 #3942

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

BM 38357

Obv.
4’ – […] covered the sky
5’ – […]clouds …
6’– […] cleared between north and west
7’ – […] after sunset, 3 cubits above
8’ – […] eclipse, Jupiter 6 fingers.
9’ – […] was stationary
10’ – […] fingers in front of the rear stars (Lunar eclipse on 5 November 612 BC)
17’ – […] there was famine.

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