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The Mathematics of the Chinese calendar
AuthorAslaksen, Helmer
Pub. LocationSingaporePublisherNational University of Singapore. Dept. of Mathematics
Date2005Phys. Desc.42 p. : tables, ill. ; 28 cm. [pdf. doc. red binder]
LocationCase XCall NumberCE37.A753 2005
[by] Helmer Aslaksen, Department of Mathematics.
National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543
"April 9, 2005"
Bibliography: p. 39-42.
Printed and bound from pdf document available online at: http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/calendar/cal.pdf
See also his webpage on The Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar.

Added keywords: Chinese New Year calculation; lunisolar calendars; solstices & equinoxes; 24 solar terms, 24 jieqi 節氣 ; Chinese months, leap months; sexagenary cycle, ganzhi jidu 干支制度, Heavenly Stems & Earthly Branches; Jesuit astronomers.

Subject(s)Calendar, Chinese
Calendar, Chinese--History
Astronomy--China--Western influence
Astronomy, Chinese--History
Calendar--China--Mathematics
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in astronomy
Rec. TypeDocument (pdf)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #1727