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" ... was able to correct an error in the computation of an eclipse of the sun as recorded in the official calendar.2 Hayashi was executed in 1646. "
A History of Japanese Mathematics - Page 141
by David Eugene Smith, Yoshio Mikami - 1914 - 288 pages
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Japan and the Dutch, 1600-1853

Grant Kohn Goodman - History - 2000 - 304 pages
...Kentei also gained some renown as a teacher, and in 1683 his repute was greatly enhanced by his being able to correct an error in the computation of an eclipse of the sun as recorded in the official calendar. Both Nigi ryakusetsu and Kenkon bensetsu essentially continued the Japanese astronomical...
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