New Possible Astronomic Alignments at the Megalithic Site of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey

  title={New Possible Astronomic Alignments at the Megalithic Site of G{\"o}bekli Tepe, Turkey},
  author={A. D. Lorenzis and V. Orofino},
Gobekli Tepe is the oldest and one of the most important among the megalithic sites in the world. Its archaeoastronomical relevance has been recently evidenced by Collins (2013), according to whom the central pillars in four of the enclosures discovered in the site are oriented toward the setting point of the star Deneb (α Cyg), as this point moves in the course of the time, due to the equinox precession and the proper motion of the star. Taking into account these effects, Collins (2013… Expand

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