World’s oldest chart of the night sky—seen in daylight

June 30, 2016

This 1,400-year-old chart, showing celestial bodies in gold leaf, was briefly removed from the Kitora Tomb in Nara prefecture in Japan.

 

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Ancient star chart from Nara tomb sees light of day—briefly

By Yuya Tanaka

The Asahi Shimbun

By June 11, 2016

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