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Subordinate to the Minister of Ceremonies, the Court Astronomer made astronomical observations and drafted the annual lunisolar calendar. The Court Astronomer also upheld a literacy test of 9,000 characters for nominees aspiring to become subordinate officials for either the Minister Steward or Palace Assistant Imperial Clerk.
- (archaic) Court Astronomer
- Chinese surname: Taishi
- 太史 on the Chinese Wikipedia.zh.Wikipedia
- Government of the Han Dynasty#Minister of Ceremonies on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Government of the Han Dynasty#Minister of Ceremonies