Some articles on eclipse, eclipse relation, eclipses:
... testimony) computationally based on the uniquely stable eclipse cycle, 4267 synodic months = 4573 anomalistic months, which (dividing by 17) generates the supposedly Babylonian equation 251 synodic. 6695 anomalistic months, was based on an eclipse relation about 1010 years long, from just dividing by 2 the 12,494 months elapsed between then contemporary lunar eclipses and ... Pairs of eclipses thus separated are so infrequent that the only two available to the Seleukid empire which birthed System A were November 23, 1292 versus January 16, 281 and December 5, 1274 versus ...
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