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I am sure we can look up when the 360° was invented, and who was using it. 12 was used a lot, even now with zodiac, although also the 24 right ascensions.
Otherwise tales were told a lot. And maybe they had some markings in bones. Things have been found by archaeologists.
Stonehenges.
If people lived in places where it did no rain all the tim(!) there was a better chance of them remembering the sky.

GG.


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I learned the constellations by observing
> the night sky and used a field manual to do so.

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The same skills used by our forbearers are
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> for a field manual.
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> The point is more than simply recognizing the
> constellations along the zodiac. It's the science
> behind using them to recognize that the zodiac
> moves along the ecliptic.
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> Think about it. People existing in caves 40 000
> years ago noticed that the stars move along the
> ecliptic one degree every 72 years (according to
> the experts).
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> So, in a lifetime of hunting, gathering and
> whatever, this almost imperceptible movement was
> so evident and important that it warranted being
> recorded on cave walls.
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> How and why?

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Subject Views Written By Posted
Constellations and the Zodiac 14447 Barbelo 13-Aug-19 04:51
Stargazing 223 greengirl5 13-Aug-19 06:49
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 212 greengirl5 13-Aug-19 06:54
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 186 Corpuscles 13-Aug-19 06:56
Could it be? Methinkso. 181 greengirl5 13-Aug-19 07:28
Re: Could it be? Methinkso. 243 Corpuscles 13-Aug-19 09:03
So sad..... 187 greengirl5 13-Aug-19 08:28
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 173 Barbelo 13-Aug-19 21:53
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 169 Eddie Larry 13-Aug-19 22:12
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 169 Barbelo 13-Aug-19 23:27
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 177 Eddie Larry 13-Aug-19 23:49
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 154 greengirl5 14-Aug-19 03:36
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 171 Eddie Larry 14-Aug-19 03:48
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 173 greengirl5 14-Aug-19 06:53
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 192 Eddie Larry 14-Aug-19 17:55
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 193 greengirl5 14-Aug-19 22:52
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 167 Eddie Larry 14-Aug-19 23:48
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 161 greengirl5 15-Aug-19 01:42
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 151 Eddie Larry 15-Aug-19 01:56
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 213 Barbelo 14-Aug-19 03:59
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 169 greengirl5 14-Aug-19 06:48
Re: Constellations and the Zodiac 161 Eddie Larry 14-Aug-19 18:03
Using Our Imaginations 177 Barbelo 14-Aug-19 21:03
Re: Using Our Imaginations 168 Eddie Larry 14-Aug-19 23:50
Re: Using Our Imaginations 173 Barbelo 15-Aug-19 03:11
Remember Pompeii? 168 greengirl5 15-Aug-19 07:54
Re: Using Our Imaginations 168 Eddie Larry 15-Aug-19 16:08
Re: Using Our Imaginations 177 Barbelo 15-Aug-19 20:59
Re: Using Our Imaginations 164 Eddie Larry 15-Aug-19 21:55
Imagination 180 hendrik dirker 16-Aug-19 06:30
Re: Imagination 174 greengirl5 16-Aug-19 06:42
Re: Imagination 195 hendrik dirker 16-Aug-19 13:02
Re: Imagination 184 Barbelo 16-Aug-19 20:40
Re: Imagination - no lines 211 Eddie Larry 16-Aug-19 20:55
Re: Imagination - no lines 576 greengirl5 17-Aug-19 02:15
Re: Imagination 168 greengirl5 17-Aug-19 02:00


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