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NATS 1745
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Robin Metcalfe

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NATS1745 6.0 History ofAstronomy Chapter 1 Exam Review 1. • aligned with winter solstice • beam of sun hits roofbox and illuminates rock path and after 15 mins the main chamber is illuminated 2. • summer solstice: the beam bisect the spiral at noon • summer appears as one beam fall/winter as two beams • equinoxes: one beam either left or right of the centre of the spiral • winter solstice: two beams at the edges of spiral 3. • used to predict astronomical events • rising sun and moon • eclipses • solstices • light beam passes perfectly between two rock columns 4. • because it pairs the  with the heel stone making a general frame from the l
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