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Sitchin notes that Mars and Venus have no life, and distant stars are too far for godly visits. He details the rule of Anu over a heavenly place sporting a garden of semiprecious stone and a retinue of royals and specialists. The gods' world must be in Earth's solar system. Sitchin interprets decorative rosettes on temples as stylized solar systems. Sitchin presents images of a figure surrounded by eleven stars to argue that the solar system has eleven planets, counting Earth's moon. The Nefilim's planet must have been the twelfth object in the system, along with the sun and moon.

Sitchin briefly recounts the history of knowledge of the solar system, including the discoveries of Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in the last 300 years and Copernicus's revolutionary identification in the 1500s that the planets move around the sun. Before Copernicus...

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