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Re: VMs: Research Note: f67v2
Rene Zandbergen wrote:
> Let's look at a far more interesting (IMHO)
> identification. You suggest that the wavy line
> connecting the Pleiades with the moon indicates
> that the moon occults the Pleiades. This is
> an excellent suggestion. It could very well be.
> But as we discussed some time ago, this is a
> type of event that happens several times every
> hundred years. Even more frequently if one
> includes also conjunctions. It will be hard
> to pick the right event, but it will be useful to
> have a list of such events from, say, 1300 to the
> death of Sinapius (1622).
Now, that's something I can do. From what I've
observed to date, the occultations happened for
about five years every forty or so.
I'll work on it when I have some spare time...
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