Celestial / Lunar Eclipse

134AD Oct. 20

Event #4595: Lunar eclipse

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Geographical sites:

  • Alexandria (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #727070)
    Pleiades_icon Alexandria theatre, cemetery, port, architecturalcomplex, settlement, temple Geocontext: Iskandariya
    Description: The ancient port city in Egypt's Nile Delta, founded by Alexander the Great in 332/331 BCE (BAtlas 74 B2 Alexandria).


Text #6356

Ptolemy. Almagest
[Bk. 4 Ch. 6 p. 198]

The second occurred in the nineteenth year of Hadrian. Choiak [IV] 2/3 in the Eyptian calendar [134 Oct. 20/21]. We computed that mid-eclipse occurred 1 equinoctial hour before midnight. [The moon] was eclipsed 5/6 of its diameter from the north.

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