Yamato Shichyoreki (Japaneses seven-day calendar)

National Museum of Nature and Science

National Museum of Nature and Science
Tokyo, Japan

This astronomical calendar introduced to Japan from China, also included the daily positions of the sun, moon and the fice stars, but ciased to be used by the Muromachi period. In the Edo period, Shibukawa initiated the calendar reform (jyukyo kaireki). This display is one of the early lunar calendar calculated in 1617. This was in print from 1685 until the end of the Edo period.


  • Title: Yamato Shichyoreki (Japaneses seven-day calendar)

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