245/243
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Ratio | 245/243 |
Monzo | [0 -5 1 2⟩ |
Size in cents | 14.19052 |
Name(s) | sensamagic comma |
Color name | zzy2, zozoyo 2nd |
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245/243, the sensamagic comma, is a 7-limit small comma of 14.2 cents. It is the amount by which two septimal major thirds (9/7) fall short of a classic major sixth (5/3), or the difference between 28/27 and 36/35.
Temperaments
Tempering it out leads to the sensamagic family of temperaments, where 5/3 is split into two equal parts, each representing 9/7~35/27, and may be extended to represent higher-limit ratios like 13/10, 22/17, etc. It enables sensamagic chords as well.
See also
- Sensamagic family, the rank-3 family where it is tempered out
- Sensamagic clan, the rank-2 clan where it is tempered out
- Sensamagic chords
- Gallery of just intervals