What ecliptic point did Ptolemy use for longitudinal reference? Peters' sinusoid in Almagest latitudes Chapter 3 Unsuccessful attempts of dating the Almagest. Our new approach and a brief account of our results 1.The attempt to date the Almagest by a comparison to the calculated catalogues reflecting the motion of the fastest stars 1.1. Points of approximate planetary disposition in an Egyptian zodiac ("best points") and accounting for planetary order 12.
Seven areas of the Almagest star atlas revisited with a new concurrence with the previous results 8.
Nosovskiy Chapter 1 *docx (19,330 Mb) Introduction 1. The reason why the dating of the old star catalogues is an important issue 5. Version density as the density of independent star observations.