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" It is also suggested that the five large trilithon archways represent the five planets visible to the naked eye: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. "
Sacred Places Europe: 108 Destinations - Page 46
by Brad Olsen - 2007 - 320 pages
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Elements of astronomy

Hugo Reid - Astronomy - 1874 - 262 pages
...near that circle or belt of the heavens through which the sun and moon run their courses. There are five planets visible to the naked eye, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. The first of these, however, can be seen but seldom, being very near the sun, amid the brilliancy of whose...
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An Ancient History: From the Creation to the Fall of the Western Empire in A ...

Arsenius John Baptist Vuibert - History, Ancient - 1886 - 661 pages
...writers, as the fathers of astronomy. At a very early date, they distinguished from the fixed stars the 5 planets visible to the naked eye — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. They drew up a catalogue of the fixed stars, and arranged the whole heavens into a certain number of...
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An Ancient History from the Creation to the Fall of the Western Empire in A ...

Arsenius John Baptist Vuibert - History, Ancient - 1901 - 647 pages
...writers, as the fathers of astronomy. At a very early date, they distinguished from the fixed stars the 5 planets visible to the naked eye — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. They drew up a catalogue of the fixed stars, and arranged the whole heavens into a certain number of...
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Exercises in Practical Astronomy: Using Photographs

M.T Buck - Science - 1990 - 108 pages
...Earth to Jupiter. The orbits of the minor planets or asteroids fall between those of Mars and Jupiter. Five planets visible to the naked eye — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — have been known from the dawn of history. In 1781 a new planet, Uranus, beyond the orbit of Saturn,...
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Lost Cities of Atlantis, Ancient Europe & the Mediterranean

David Hatcher Childress - Social Science - 1996 - 488 pages
...positions may vary in even larger cycles. It is also suggested that the five large trilithon archways represent the five planets visible to the naked eye: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. The British writer on antiquities, John Ivimy, makes a stirring suggestion at the end of his popular book...
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Technology of the Gods: The Incredible Sciences of the Ancients

David Hatcher Childress - History - 2000 - 343 pages
...positions may vary in even larger cycles. It is also suggested that the five large trilithon archways represent the five planets visible to the naked eye: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. The British writer on antiquities, John Ivimy, makes a stirring suggestion at the end of his popular book...
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A Walk Through the Southern Sky: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and ...

Milton D. Heifetz, Wil Tirion - Nature - 2000 - 105 pages
...consider only twelve constellations as comprising the Zodiac. Some general points of interest. 1 There are five planets visible to the naked eye: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. 2 Mars has a distinctive reddish tint. 3 Mercury is difficult to see since it is always seen just after...
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Calendrical Calculations Millennium Edition

Edward M. Reingold, Nachum Dershowitz - Computers - 2001 - 422 pages
..."wandering stars" (or after the gods associated with those heavenly bodies), namely, the Sun, the Moon, and the five planets visible to the naked eye — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. In some languages — Arabic. Lithuanian, Portuguese, and Hebrew are examples — some or all of the...
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The Cambridge Companion to the Stoics

Brad Inwood - Philosophy - 2003 - 438 pages
...geography. The second level of Eudoxus' modeling was to account for the phenomena of the sun, the moon, and the five planets visible to the naked eye (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn), which appear to rise and set with the rotation of the celestial sphere but manifestly have also a slower,...
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A Walk Through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and Their ...

Milton D. Heifetz, Wil Tirion - Nature - 2004 - 87 pages
...against the background of a different constellation. * Some general point s of interest. 1 . There are five planets visible to the naked eye: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. 2. Mars has a distinctive reddish tint. * 3. Mercury is difficult to see since it is always seen...
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