30 fps XIUHITL : 360
days + 5 nemontemi (the nameless days)
The Aztec year consists of 18 months
of 20 days ( plus 5 nameless days;
the nemontemi ).
When Accumulative Days of
the animation reach 360,
the Xiuhpohualli disconnects and the count halts for the nameless days and restarts 5 days later. The day on
the Tonalpohualli at which 1 Cipactli falls is the designation for the New Year. Press the START button to commence animation. The
count is set to stop automatically at 360 days. Thereafter, for each click of START button the count advances
by one day. Advance the count by 6 days and watch what happens. Press browser Reload button to reset.
This animation program is written in
Adobe Flash Actionscript. The file size is 200K and downloads accordingly.
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