Fixed Stars – Parapegma

ptolemy_1559bThis page will show Stellar, Lunar and Planetary Phases for the next month. ‘3,000 years ago the parapegma was the centre of daily life. When people lived by the rising and setting of stars. A engraved stone, with peg holes, so that pegs could be placed in the correct position, announcing the first visibility of certain stars. Which stars ruled the day, the period, when to plant and when to harvest’ – Brady.

It will be updated monthly. To view in the correct resolution, click on the image and then click again. Updated 04 March 2013 10:00 pm  – Greenwich Mean Time

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