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On Stonehenge

Author: Fred Hoyle
Publisher: San Francisco : W.H. Freeman, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that the purpose of Stonehenge was to predict the occurrence of eclipses, and reviews the resulting cultural implications.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hoyle
ISBN: 0716703645 9780716703648 0716703637 9780716703631
OCLC Number: 2598214
Description: viii, 157 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Stonehenge --
The sighting lines of Stonehenge --
The eclipse interpretation --
Tests of the eclipse interpretation --
Predictions --
The cultural connections of Stonehenge --
Appendix : The astronomical alignments of the sun and the moon.
Responsibility: Fred Hoyle.

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Argues that the purpose of Stonehenge was to predict the occurrence of eclipses, and reviews the resulting cultural implications.

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