Benvenuti in queste pagine dedicate all'archeologia. Amelia Carolina Sparavigna

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

A possible role of Alpha Crucis in the astronomical landscape of Silbury Hill

Article http://www.philica.com/display_article.php?article_id=872 is discussing a  possible link between the construction of Silbury Hill, the prehistoric artificial mound near Avebury, and the observation of Alpha Crucis, the main star of the Crux constellation, which was slowly disappearing from the local sky due to the precession of the Earth’s axis.