We return to earth after our brief visit to the moon in the past couple of articles and examine sites that are aligned to the moon.
Most people are familiar with the seasonal path of the sun – that it rises in the east and sets in the west, more or less. The motion of the moon, however, is more complex and perhaps, as a result, is seen as being more mysterious. (Professor Judith Young provides a nice explanation in her article Moon Teachings for the Masses.)
In this article, with the help of a newly developed archaeoastronomy app, we review sites from around the world that are aligned to the moon.
We start in Britain the home of Stonehenge, one of the most famous and enigmatic of all ancient sites. Although it is generally known when it was built, around 3100 BCE, no one knows exactly…
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