Archive for the tag 'Astronomy'

… Calendars, Sundials, and Stone Chambers of Ancient Ireland

Synopsis (from the book cover):
Older than the pyramids and predating Stonehenge by at least a thousand years, the stone complexes of ancient Ireland have been extensively excavated and studied, ye they have refused to give up their mystery. Archaeologists have speculated that the chambers were tombs. Art [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 7th 2017

… Ancient Temple In North America Reveals The Key To Ancient Wonders

When I visited Stonehenge I was tempted and bought this book from the shop.
More than 30 years ago on the remote plains of southern Alberta, Canada, scientist Gordon Freeman discovered a Sun Temple. His study of the site led him to find incredible similarities [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 12th 2017

Synopsis (from the book cover):
How many days are there between full moons – think you know?  Is there an ancient key to the calendar hidden in the stone circles?  What is the magical secret of the Sun-Moon-Earth system?
If you have ever wondered about eclipses,  tides or the seasons, this amazing little book by acknowledged time-lord [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on May 14th 2014

March 19th was the day of the “super moon” phenomenon. The moon reached is closest point to earth in nearly two decades:
A “super moon” refers to a new or full moon that occurs when the Moon is 90% or over its closest position to Earth. It is the first time since January 19, 1992, [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 21st 2011