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55,500 BCE and the 23 Stars of Giza

Douglas, Ian

This is a companion paper to and reliant on “Diskerfery and the Alignment of the Four Main Giza Pyramids” (Douglas, 2019). Following the geometric alignments shown in that paper, we now present the astronomical design plan with 23 stars. There is a perfect alignment with three stars, very close alignment with others, and close alignment with other prominent stars in the area. We propose that this was done to provide a date for the construction of Giza. The alignment occurs at circa 55,500BCE.

1.1.0 November/December 2019: Major update. Replaced round 2 with combined round 2 and round 3, also integrated required updates from slight change in location of P4 covered in companion paper. This change does not seem to have affected the date as much as I thought it might. Many diagrams were redrawn. Added diagram with the plastic ratio.
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