Fingerprints of the Gods - The Mystery of the Myths: 2. The Precessional Code Summary & Analysis

Graham Hancock
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Chapter 28, "The Machinery of Heaven": Giorgio de Santillana states that long ago serious, intelligent people devise a way to express the technical terms of advanced astronomical science that is veiled in the language of myth. Hancock describes earth's 24 hour anti-clockwise revolution at 1000 miles per hour on its own axis. Spinning earth also orbits anti-clockwise around the sun at 66,600 miles per hour on a slight elliptic path that takes one year to complete. The earth's axis tilts so the North Pole points away from the sun for six months and towards the sun for six months, which causes seasons to occur in different hemispheres. Earth's axis tilt is technically called its obliquity and its orbit plane extended outward is called the ecliptic. The celestial equator is an extension of the equator into...

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