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Hengxing jingwei biao 恆星經緯表 [Jap-Sin II, 38.4]
AuthorSchall von Bell, Johann Adam 湯若望, 1592-1666
Pub. Location---Publisher---
Date1631Phys. Desc.2 juan in 2 ce
Full citation see: Ad Dudink & Nicolas Standaert, Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database).

JapSin II, 38.4
Hengxing jingwei biao 恆星經緯表.
By Tang Ruowang 湯若望 (Johann Adam Schall von Bell).
Two juan (juan 5–6), in two ce. Bamboo paper. No date or place of publication.

The cover bears the title Hengxing biao 恆星表and a Latin inscription: “De motu stellarum fixarum cum suis tabulis.”
Folio 1v of juan 6 gives the names of the chief compiler (Xu Guangqi) 徐光啟, the author and the reviser (Schall and Rho) and the proofreaders (Li Yuchun, Jia Liangqi, Chen Yingdeng, Liu Youqing, Huang Hongxian and Zhou Shichang): 門人李遇春,賈良琦,陳應登,劉有慶,黃宏憲,周士昌受法.
This book only consists of tables for calculating the fixed stars. There are nine columns in each half folio. The title and the number of the juan and of the folio are given in the middle of each folio.

Cf. Courant 4966–II, 4967, 4970; Väth, p. 365, no. 13.
Source: Albert Chan, S.J., Chinese Books and Documents in the Jesuit Archives in Rome, pp. 324-325.

Stars--Early works to 1800
Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc.
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in astronomy
Schall von Bell, Johann Adam 湯若望, 1592-1666--Contributions in astronomy
Rec. TypeBook (stitch-bound 線裝本)LanguageChinese 中文
CollectionARSIRec. #14651