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Hengxing chumo biao 恆星出沒表. [Jap-Sin II, 38.2]
AuthorSchall von Bell, Johann Adam 湯若望, 1592-1666
Pub. Location---Publisher---
Date1635Phys. Desc.2 juan.
Text citation see: Ad Dudink & Nicolas Standaert, Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database).

JapSin II, 38.2
Hengxing chumo biao 恆星出沒表.
By Tang Ruowang 湯若望 (Johann Adam Schall von Bell).
Two juan. Bamboo paper, one ce. No date or place of publication.

The cover bears the title 恆星出沒〔表〕 and a Latin inscription: “De ortu et occasu | stellarum fixarum | a p. Adamo Schall | S.J. | 2 tomi.”
Folio 1r of juan A mentions the title 恆星出沒表上卷, the chief compiler of the Chongzhen lishu 崇禎曆書 Li Tianjing 明山東布政使司右參政李天經督修, the author, Schall 修政曆法極西耶穌會士湯若望撰, and the reviser, Giacomo Rho 羅雅谷訂. The proofreaders 受法 of juan A are: Yang Zhihua 楊之華, Bao Yingqi 鮑英齊, Zhu Tingshu 朱廷樞, Yin Kai 殷鎧, Chen Shilan 陳士蘭, and Sun Youben 孫有本, and of juan B: Wu Mingzhu 鄔明著, Wu Zhiyan 武之彥, Zhu Tingshu, Zhang Youzhuan 掌有篆, Li Cibin 李次 [bin={U+224B9} similar to 虨], and Li Hua 李華.
There are nine columns in each half folio with twenty-two characters in the first column of each paragraph and twenty-one in the rest of the paragraph. Annotations are given in smaller type and in double lines. The title of the book and the number of the juan and of the folio are given in the middle of each folio.
This book gives tables for the rise and setting of the fixed stars. Pfister calls it: “Lever et coucher des étoiles fixes” (p. 180, n. 15, without the character biao 表).

Cf. Väth, p. 369, no. 31; Courant 4973.
Source: Albert Chan, S.J., Chinese Books and Documents in the Jesuit Archives in Rome, p. 323.

Subject(s)Stars--Early works to 1800
Rec. TypeBook (stitch-bound 線裝本)LanguageChinese 中文
CollectionARSIRec. #14649