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June 3, 2020, 5:36 pm UTC    
April 15, 2019 03:07PM
Pistol Wrote:
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> Noting that the moon is the closest astro physical
> object in the sky, with it's surface details
> observable and phases easily comprehendible, it's
> no wonder that the earliest calendars were lunar.
> Ironic that all but one of the deities and their
> festivals were organized by lunar cycles.

Of course I disagree with most of the post but the above is not considering the fact that they would have observed the tides and deduced their cause. This and the knowledge of the curvature of the earth would have led to an estimate of the distance to the moon.

Anyone who can invent a calendar must have had a great deal of knowledge of astronomy.




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