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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Megalithic Site in India is Oldest Ancient Observatory

The large standing stones that form an observatory in Telangana, India
The large standing stones that form an observatory in Telangana, India ( Satya Vijayi )
One of the surprising details discovered at the site is a depiction of the constellation known as Ursa Major, which is formed from small cup-sized pits carved into a standing stone. The group of about 30 cup-marks were arranged in the same shape in which Ursa Major can be observed in the night sky with the naked eye. The carving depicts not only the prominent seven starts, but also the peripheral stars too.  
Source, full article:
Scientists Discover that Megalithic Site in India is Oldest Ancient Observatory in South Asia | Ancient Origins:
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/scientists-discover-megalithic-site-india-oldest-ancient-observatory-south-021042


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