“So Where Were They From?”
Developed in the early days of the internet the aim was to post a daily astronomical image along with a brief, easily understood explanation.
Image: Single and 2-stage Black Knight launchers at Woomera, Australia Find out more in Duncan Lunan’s article
“Are any of the Stonehenge Galactic alignments repeated at the Old Kingdom Egyptian pyramids?”
Before dawn will be the best time to see the Tau Herculid shower from Comet Schwassman-Wachman 3, on the night of May 31st – June 1st, although in Scotland, especially in the far north, the sky will probably be too bright to see many.
” What looks more likely is that there was something in the centre of Stonehenge I, which was gone by the building of Stonehenge II and III. “
“Alan had an extraordinary intuitive grasp of spatial relationships, and could just look at a plan of an ancient site, or the relative placing of two or more on the globe, and tell what the significance was.”
Ed Buckley with Scorpius mural, ASTRA rooms, Hamilton. 1971, photo by David Adams
Interstellar space probe launches, ‘Man & the Stars’ Plate 11, Duncan Lunan continues his exploration of the scenarios for other space faring cultures
“In 1974 Prof. Gerard O’Neill published his proposals for large free-flying settlements in space, following earlier suggestions by Tsiolkovsky, Bernal and others.”