29-comma

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Interval information
Ratio 70 368 744 177 664 /
68 630 377 364 883
Monzo [46 -29
Size in cents 43.30497
Name(s) 29-comma,
mystery comma
Color name s4w4
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[46 -29, the 29-comma or mystery comma of 43.305 cents, is the difference between 46 octaves and 29 fifths, in other words 246/329.

Temperaments

Tempering out this comma splits the octave into 29 equal parts and maps the harmonic 3 to 17\29, leading to the 5-limit version of mystery temperament. For EDOs up to 400, the 29-comma is tempered out if and only if 29 divides it, for example 29edo, 58edo or 87edo.

See also