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Lunar observations and their usefulness for chronology
ConferencePaper (Artikel, die in Tagungsbänden erschienen sind)
 
ID 992689
Author(s) Gautschy, Rita
Author(s) at UniBasel Gautschy, Rita
Year 2011
Title Lunar observations and their usefulness for chronology
Editor(s) Corsini, Enrico
Book title (Conference Proceedings) The inspiration of astronomical phenomena 6
Volume 441
Place of Conference Venice
Year of Conference 2009
Publisher Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Place of Publication San Francisco, Calif.
Pages S. 503-507
Abstract In the past, ancient lunar observations have been used for chronological purposes frequently. But during the last twenty years their usefulness was questioned and even rejected. This paper deals with the opportunities and drawbacks of such observations for chronology. Their usefulness and drawbacks are demonstrated on a set of fourty lunar observations from an ancient Egyptian city called Illahun which was inhabited for about 100 years only (19(th) century BC) during the so called Egyptian Middle Kingdom.
edoc-URL http://edoc.unibas.ch/dok/A6001722
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ISI-Number WOS:000293612500058
Additional Information Also published in: Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series. - San Francisco, Calif. : Astronomical Society of the Pacific. - Vol. 441 (2011), S. 503-507
 
   

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