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Determination of the Length of the Tropical Year



(...)"The old Babylonian year consisted of 360 days--twelve months of thirty days each... The Assyrian year contained 360 days; a decade was made up of 3,600 days. Assyrian documents reveal a thirty-day month... Anciently, the Persian year also had 360 days of twelve months containing thirty days each. The Egyptian year was 360 days in length... The Mayan year originally consisted of 360 days... In South America, in ancient times, the year consisted of 360 days with twelve months. The same was true in China--360 days with twelve months... Plutarch wrote the Roman year was [originally] 360 days. Various Latin authors record the month as being thirty days in length... The Hindu year was made up of twelve months of thirty days each... All the historical computations found in Hindu history used a 360-day year with months of thirty days each... (Worlds in Collision, Velikovsky, 124, 331-341).(...)


On the Ancient Egyptian Value for Pi




360(perfect tropical year)/27(the orbital period of the moon)=13,33333333333333


13,33333333333333*13,33333333333333=177,7777777777777
177,7777777777777*2=355,5555555555554

355,5555555555554 (tropical year)*1,0125=360


13,33333333333333*1,0125=13,5
13,5*13,5=182,25

182,25*2=364,5
364,5(tropical year)/1,0125=360




177,7777777777777*2=355,5555555555554

177,7777777777777/100(unit of measure)=1,777777777777777

1,777777777777777*1,777777777777777=3,160493827160491 (the Ancient Egyptian Value for Pi)


3,160493827160491 (the Ancient Egyptian Value for Pi)*1,0125=3,2


3,2/3,6=0,8888888888888889

sqr(0,8888888888888889) * 4=3,160493827160491 (the Ancient Egyptian Value for Pi)

0,8888888888888889 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5=0,0074074074074074075
0,0074074074074074075*1000(unit of measure)=7,4074074074074075


7,4074074074074075*4,05=30
7,4074074074074075*40,5=300
7,4074074074074075*405=3000


100/30=3,3333333333333333333333333333333
3,3333333333333333333333333333333/1,111111111111111=3

1000/300=3,3333333333333333333333333333333
10000/3000=3,3333333333333333333333333333333

4,05*1,111111111111111=4,5
40,5*1,111111111111111=45
405*1,111111111111111=450



4 * 4,05 * 1,111111111111111=18

18*18=324


3,24*1,6(ratio)=5,184(1/10 cubit from Nippur)

3,24*0,9722222222222222=3,15(1/10000000 tropical year=pi)


3,15 / 1,008=3,125
3,125 * 1,6=5

5/1,111111111111111=4,5


360(perfect tropical year)+4,5=364,5(tropical year)

360(perfect tropical year)+5=365(tropical year; ancient Egypt)

7*7,5=52,5(royal cubit)

52,5(royal cubit)/10=5,25

5,25-5=0,25

365(tropical year; ancient Egypt)+0,25=365,25(tropical year ; ancient Rome)


synchronization between the Julian year and 364.5 days


365,25*40,5=14792,625

14792,625/486=30,4375


30,4375/7,5=4,0583333333333333333333333333333
4,0583333333333333333333333333333*90=365,25



30,4375*12=365,25(Julian year)****In astronomy, a Julian year (symbol: a) is a unit of measurement of time defined as exactly 365.25 days of 86400 SI seconds each.


14792,625/487=30,375
30,375*12=364,5(in astronomy)

30,375/7,5=4,05
4,05*90=364,5(tropical year)



5*4*3*2=120
360(perfect year)/3=120






324/360=0,9
320/360=0,8888888888888889


0,9/0,2/0,3/0,4/0,5=75

75*4=300


75*74,074074074074075=5555,555555555555625

5555,555555555555625/1000(unit of measure)/1,111111111111111(ratio)=0,5


5555,555555555555625*1,0125=5625,0000000000000703125
5625,0000000000000703125 * 51,84(cubit from Nippur)=291600,000000000003645

291600/3645=80
80/60=1,333333333333333
1,333333333333333*1,333333333333333=1,777777777777777
1,777777777777777*1,777777777777777=3,160493827160492 (the Ancient Egyptian Value for Pi)
3,160493827160492/1,0125=3,2


scaling -ancient principle: Day-for-a-Year


3,2*1,6(ratio)=5,12
5,12*1,111111111111111=5,688888888888888
5,688888888888888/1,6(ratio)=3,555555555555555

3,24*1,6(ratio)=5,184
5,184*1,111111111111111=5,76
5,76/1,6(ratio)=3,6


3,15*1,6=5,04


0,5*60=0,3


The angular diameter of the Sun and Moon are almost the same, as seen by an observer on Earth.

For an observer on the Earth, the angular diameter of the Moon and the Sun are quite similar ( ~ 0.5o = 30 arcmin). In reality, the Sun’s physical diameter is 400 times bigger than the Moon, while the Moon is ~ 400 times closer to the Earth.
400*1,0125=405





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