Robert Killian
Re: Solar eclipse of 1207 BC helps to date Pharoahs
Sun Nov 5, 2017 08:45
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For years I have assumed that the celestial mechanics of a Solar eclipse requires, in every case, that our Sun is obscured as our Moon 'passes' across the face of the Sun.

It seems to me, in all cases of a Solar eclipse, which occur normally 2 or 3 times every year, throughout history, it would be imperative that,---The Sun & Moon,---MUST,---be together.

Enjoy,
R.P.Killian
Monaco

  • I still have not seen an explanation of how the Moon in the west over the Valley of Ajalon, and the Sun in the east over Gibeon, can constitute a Solar Eclipse? To view this event the observation... more
    • Re: Solar eclipse of 1207 BC helps to date pharaohsMarianne Luban, Sun Nov 5 09:03
      Jon wrote: "I still have not seen an explanation of how the Moon in the west over the Valley of Ajalon, and the Sun in the east over Gibeon, can constitute a Solar Eclipse." See here. The moon is in... more
    • Re: Solar eclipse of 1207 BC helps to date Pharoahs — Robert Killian, Sun Nov 5 08:45
      • I'm sure Humphreys and Waddington also understand this, yet they make no attempt to explain why these two heavenly bodies described as being in separate regions of the sky can be interpreted as an... more
        • Re: Solar eclipse of 1207 BC helps to date PharoahsRobert Killian, Sun Nov 5 10:35
          Indeed, perhaps Humphreys and Waddington did understand the celestial mechanics of a Solar eclipse. However, I'm quite sure that they would have no idea of why a scribe/historian could divine the... more
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