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    Default Heliacal Rising Of Sirius



    For those who have not read this article from Sky & Telescope:

    A Real Scorcher! — Sirius At Heliacal Rising - Sky & Telescope
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    Default Re: Heliacal Rising Of Sirius

    Thanks for sharing the link, Jim. The Dog Days are here with a vengeance this year! Interesting to read how the ancients were so aware of what was going on in the sky and how they related it to their life events.

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    Default Re: Heliacal Rising Of Sirius

    And some haven't realized the global warming is a huge problem.

    Yeah, I'm interested in ancient wisdom. With today's technology, most have lost 'common sense' knowledge to survive.
    Interesting stuff!
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    Default Re: Heliacal Rising Of Sirius

    Quote Originally Posted by bobharmony View Post
    Thanks for sharing the link, Jim. The Dog Days are here with a vengeance this year! Interesting to read how the ancients were so aware of what was going on in the sky and how they related it to their life events.

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    Default Re: Heliacal Rising Of Sirius

    Thanks for the interesting article. The appearance of Sirius did indeed indicate the coming of the Nile flood, which was the lifeblood of Egypt at the time. It is mentioned in various ancient papyri.
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    Hello !
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    Well to be fair to them, they did not have all that much to occupy themselves with on a day to day basis. Especially at night lol
    I wonder how much time they needed to dig their fields without any mechanics !
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    Default Re: Heliacal Rising Of Sirius

    Here is another background link on heliacal rising...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliacal_rising
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    Quote Originally Posted by MG1692 View Post
    Well to be fair to them, they did not have all that much to occupy themselves with on a day to day basis. Especially at night lol
    Yep. In earlier times they had to work on the pyramids, though, during the flood season. I'm afraid no aliens were involved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by helicon64 View Post
    Yep. In earlier times they had to work on the pyramids, though, during the flood season. I'm afraid no aliens were involved.
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