Tag Archives: Stonehenge

Mintaka, Orion, Equinox

Making a Henge, part one. The Solstices and Equinox lines. East / West and North / South determination and marking. An initial Solar Calendar. The start of the compass rose with equal 60 degree segment marking. You are now oriented in time and space and know when to party on Holidays. ;-) Continue reading

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Roman Obelisk And Big Stones

An existence proof of moving 230 Ton stones with primitive methods. Continue reading

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Why A Henge?

Why was a henge built, and does when say anything about why? What does the moon have to do with it? Continue reading

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Lunar Resonance and Taurid Storms

Comets and tides, both driven by solar system orbital mechanics, ought to share some timing properties, IMHO. Continue reading

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Marden Henge and Durrington Walls Henge

A short servey of some “other” henges… Continue reading

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