Text #495Archaeoastronomy in East Asia & & .
BC 74 Apr 7 [China]
(a) 1st year of the Yuanping reign period of Emperor Zhao of Han, 2nd month, day jiashen ; at dawn there was a meteor as big as the Moon, and a multitude of stars all traveled westward with it.
Sources: [Han shu: Zhao di ji] ch. 7; [Han shu: tianwen zhi] ch. 26