Tuesday, August 10, 2004

Thornborough Circles Deciphered as Astronomy

Thornborough Circles Deciphered as Astronomy

Starry Night Pro, the best state-of-the-art astronomy program on the market today, has permitted the making of some corrections and new discoveries for the Thornborough Circles, Yorkshire, England, 3117 BC.

See thornbor.tif and thornbo2.tif in the LexiLine files at
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/files

The calculation being performed by the Thornborough Circles is the measure of the celestial meridian at the equinoxes in 3117 BC from the South Pole Star to the
North Pole Star.

The measuring points used by the ancients were the following stars or
positions, EACH EQUIDISTANT IN HEAVEN FROM THE POINT BEFORE AND AFTER
IT:

- the star alpha in Hydrus (close by is the South Pole Star in
3117 BC represented as a small mound at Thornborough)
- the star alpha in Triangulum Australis
- the star alpha in Scorpio, Antares
- the star kappa in Serpens Caput - this explains why this otherwise
rather insignificant constellation was so important in this era (!)
- the North Pole Star

These stars mark the Celestial Meridian at the Equinoxes in 3117 BC.

The decipherment of the 3 circles runs from the star alpha in
Hydrus to the star beta in Hydrus to the star alpha in Triangulum
Australis, i.e. a distance of 1/4 of the heavens.

The place of origin of this measurement was further
south - and as we shall see - originally YUCATAN.

The ancient locations for the measurements were later places on which
temples were built by the Maya, but the original measurements were
made by the people who came down in legend to be known as the Argonauts long before them.

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