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Tenpō calendar (天保暦, Tenpō-reki) was a Japanese lunisolar calendar (genka reki.. It was published in the Tenpō era (183-1844). It was in use in the late Edo period.


The Tenpō-reki system was the work of Shibukawa Kagesuke. This was the last traditional calendar system created by Japanese astronomers and mathematicians.

The Tenpō calendar was set aside when Japan adopted the Western calendar in 1872 (Meiji 5).

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