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Evaluation of the Season-Granting System, Part 2

Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)

The test of an astronomical system’s exactitude is its treatment of eclipses. In this art of pacing the celestial motions, exactitude is hard to come by. There is always [uncertainty about] whether the [predicted] time of day is early or late, and whether the immersion is too shallow or too deep.

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Solar Eclipse Full Moon Modern Computation Exact Agreement Lunar Eclipse 
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