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Text #81

Yeomans. Comets
[p. 363]

362 BC China, A broom star comet appeared in the west. Ho, (15)

Text #9118

Pankenier & Xu & Jiang. Archaeoastronomy in East Asia

(a) 10th year of King Hui of Wei of the Warring States; a broom star appeared.

(b) 1st year of Duke Xiao of Qin of the Warring States; a broom star appeared in the west.

Text #9119

Kronk. Cometography: A Catalog of Comets. Series: Cometography. Vol. 1
[p. 511]

-360 The Chinese text Shih chi (-90) is the only ancient source of information on this object. It said a “broom star” was seen in the west sometime during -360.

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