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Spiros Wrote:
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> In the article titled 'Archaeoastronomical Study
> of the Main Pyramids of Giza, Egypt: Possible
> Correlations with the Stars?', prepared by
> Vincenzo Orofino, Paolo Bernardini we read:
>
>
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3. Comparison between the Dimensions of the
> Giza Pyramids and the Magnitudes of the Stars of
> the Orion Belt
>
> The situation considerably changed when we
> considered, instead of the intrinsic height of
> each pyramid, the one that can be called
> “observed” height, h’; the latter is the
> height of the pyramid vertex evaluated with
> respect to a common reference level, the same for
> the three pyramids, such as the lowest among the
> base levels of the three pyramids (see Table 1).
> This quantity (which, unlike the volume, is
> directly evaluable by only one measurement, also
> simply by eye) is exactly the one we take into
> consideration, for example, when we compare the
> heights of the mountains.
>
>
>
> The question that thus arises is:
>
> "What if the Giza pyramids do not represent stars.
> What if they represent mountains that represent
> stars."
>
> I have shown that the horizontal placement of the
> Giza pyramid better agrees with mountains in
> Greece than it does with the observed distances
> and angles of the Orion Belt stars slot apps.
>
> So what about star magnitude. It turns out these
> mountains have the exact required altitude so as
> to accurately represent the the Belt stars of
> Orion, Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka.
>
> Proof of this is easy:
>
> (mount Parnassus altitude)/(mount Giona altitude)
> = (2,457 m) / (2,510 m) = 0.979
>
> (Alnilam minimum apparent magnitude)/(Alnitak
> minimum apparent magnitude) = (1.74) / (1.77) =
> 0.983
>
>
> (mount Kokkinia altitude)/(mount Giona altitude) =
> (1,831 m) / (2,510 m) = 0.729
>
> (Alnilam maximum apparent magnitude)/(Mintaka
> maximum apparent magnitude) = (1.64) / (2.25) =
> 0.729
>
>
> When looking at the pyramids we notice that anyway
> you slice it(height, apex altitude above sea
> level, apex altitude above lowest common pyramid
> base), the Menkaure pyramid is too short to
> accurately depict the brightness of Mintaka.


Great thoughts, I think



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06-Mar-19 20:49 by graceingram.

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