Ancient Chinese Auroral Records - Interpretation Problems and Methods
In recent years a number of auroral catalogues have been compiled from Oriental records, but the auroral identifications given vary greatly from one catalogue to another. This is due to the fact that, up to now, no reliable criteria have been found which could help us discriminate between auroral and non-auroral ancient records. In this paper two new criteria are propounded and their usefulness illustrated by the solution of a few currently much debated questions.
IAU Colloq. 91: History of Oriental Astronomy
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