261/256
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Ratio | 261/256 |
Subgroup monzo | 2.3.29 [-8 2 1⟩ |
Size in cents | 33.487196¢ |
Names | vicesimononal comma, 29-limit ~sixth tone (HEJI) |
Color name | 29o1, tweno unison |
FJS name | [math]\text{P1}^{29}[/math] |
Special properties | reduced |
Tenney height (log_{2} nd) | 16.0279 |
Weil height (log_{2} max(n, d)) | 16.0558 |
Wilson height (sopfr (nd)) | 51 |
Harmonic entropy (Shannon, [math]\sqrt{nd}[/math]) |
~4.50549 bits |
Comma size | medium |
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261/256, the vicesimononal comma, or the 29-limit ~sixth tone as is known in Helmholtz-Ellis notation, is a medium 2.3.29 subgroup comma. It is the amount by which 29/16 (the octave-reduced 29th harmonic) exceeds the Pythagorean minor seventh (16/9). It is significant in Helmholtz-Ellis notation and Functional Just System as the formal comma to translate a Pythagorean interval to a nearby undetricesimal interval.