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Stonehenge and Other British Stone Monuments Astronomically Considered

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« on: January 11, 2009, 11:41:25 pm »

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
FIG.
 
 PAGE
 
1.
 Present Sun Worship in Japan
 4
 
2.
 The Celestial Sphere, Conditions at the North Pole
 5
 
3.
 The Celestial Sphere, Conditions at the Equator
 6
 
4.
 The Celestial Sphere, Conditions in a Middle Latitude
 6
 
5.
 The Four Astronomical Divisions of the Year
 14
 
6.
 The Various Bearings of the Sun Risings and Settings in N. latitude 51°
 14
 
7.
 The Astronomical and Vegetation Divisions of the Year
 23
 
8.
 Original Tooling of the Stones at Stonehenge
 44
 
9.
 View of Stonehenge front the West
 45
 
10.
 Copy of Hoare's Plan of Stonehenge, 1810
 46
 
11.
 The Leaning Stone in 1901
 48
 
12.
 The Axis of the Temple of Karnak
 66
 
13.
 Plan of the Temple of Ramses II. in the Memnonia at Thebes
 67
 
14.
 One of the remaining Trilithons at Stonehenge
 59
 
15.
 General Plan of Stonehenge
 60
 
16.
 The Arrangements for raising the Stone
 70
 
17.
 The Cradle and Supports
 71
 
18.
 The Frame used to locate the Finds
 73
 
19.
 Some of the Flint Implements
 77
 
20.
 Showing the careful Tooling of the Sarsens
 82
 
21.
 Face of Rock against which a Stone was made to rest
 83
 
22.
 The Leaning Stone Upright
 85
 
23.
 Stonehenge, 1905
 86
 
24.
 Map of the Stones made by the Ordnance Survey
 89
 
25.
 Rod placed in the Common Axis of the Circle and Avenue
 94
 
26.
 Alignments at Le Ménec
 99
 
27.
 Menhir on Melon Island
 100
 
28.
 Melon Island, showing Menhir and Cromlech
 101
 
29.
 Menhirs of St. Dourzal
 102
 
 
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FIG.
 
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30.
 Alignment at Lagatjar (photograph)
 103
 
31.
 Alignments at Lagatjar (plan)
 104
 
32.
 Menhirs on Solstitial and May Alignments
 105
 
33.
 Diagram for finding Declination from given Amplitudes or Azimuths in British Latitudes
 113
 
34.
 Declinations of Northern Stars from 250 A.D. to 2150 B.C.
 115
 
35.
 Declinations of Southern Stars from 250 A.D. to 2150 B.C.
 116
 
36.
 The Conditions of Sunrise at the Summer Solstice in Lat. 59´ N
 119
 
37.
 The Azimuths of the Sunrise (upper limb) at the Summer Solstice. Late. N. 59°-47°
 121
 
38.
 Maeshowe and the Stones of Stenness
 124
 
39.
 Chief Sight-Lines from the Stones of Stenness
 126
 
40.
 Variation of the Obliquity of the Ecliptic 100 A.D.-4000 B.C.
 130
 
41.
 The Sight-Lines at the Hurlers
 136
 
42.
 The Southern Avenue at Merrivale, looking East
 147
 
43.
 Avenues, Circle and Stones at Merrivale, with their Azimuths
 154
 
44.
 Cursus at Stonehenge, nearly parallel to the Merrivale Avenue
 155
 
45.
 The remains of the Challacombe Avenue
 159
 
46.
 The Sight-Lines at Trowlesworthy
 162
 
47.
 The Circles and Avenues at Stanton Drew
 169
 
48.
 The Carro, Florence
 194
 
49.
 Cresset-Stone, Lewannick
 257
 
50.
 First Appearance of May Sun in British Latitudes
 263
 
51.
 Azimuths of the May Sunrise
 264
 
52.
 The Merry Maidens
 269
 
53.
 25-inch Ordnance Map of Merry Maidens showing Alignments
 275
 
54.
 The Eastern Circle at Tregaseal
 279
 
55.
 Photograph of Ordnance Map showing Sight-lines
 281
 
56.
 Plan of the Mên-an-Tol
 283
 
57.
 Photograph of the Mên-an-Tol
 284
 
58.
 The Mên-an-Tol. Front View and Section
 285
 
59.
 Photograph of the Ordnance Map of Boscawen-un
 288
 
60.
 Diagram showing Azimuths of Sunrise 1680 B.C. and 1905 A.D.
 290
 
61.
 Arcturus and Capella as Clock-Stars in Britain
 300
 
62.
 A Night-Dial
 303
 
63.
 Layard's Plan of the Palace of Sennacherib
 305
 
64.
 Layard's Plan of the Mound at Nimrood
 307
 
65.
 The Temples at Chichen Itza
 307
 

 



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