Jon Smyth
Re: Solar eclipse of 1207 BC helps to date pharaohs
Sun Nov 5, 2017 09:29
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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 eclipse.

Jon S.


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

  • Re: Solar eclipse of 1207 BC helps to date PharoahsRobert Killian, Sun Nov 5 08:45
    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... more
    • Re: Solar eclipse of 1207 BC helps to date pharaohs — Jon Smyth, Sun Nov 5 09:29
      • 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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