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Text #493

Pankenier & Xu & Jiang. Archaeoastronomy in East Asia
[p. 306]

BC 245 [China]

2nd year of the First Emperor of Qin, 3rd month, day yiwei [32]; innumerable large and small meteors traveled westward, and did not stop until late at night.

NB: There was no yiwei day during the 3rd month that year. If the record refers to the 2nd month, the date was Feb 15, 245 according to the Xia calendar and Feb 14, 245 according to the Zhuanxu calendar.

Sources: [Tong zhi: zaixiang lue] ch. 74

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