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Ancient Rock Carving May Have Recorded Supernova

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posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 01:35 PM
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PHOENIX — A petroglyph near Phoenix may by the only record in the Western Hemisphere of a supernova that appeared in 1006 — the brightest supernova visible from earth for more than 5,000 years

AND LATER IN THE ARTICLE IT SAYS: What particularly got my attention about that rock and the glyphs on it was the representation of what is pretty obviously a star, and a bright star at that. And the figure of a scorpion. Scorpions appear in rock in the Southwest but are not a very common motif," Barentine said.

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I thought this article was really interesting as is the find. it is so amazing to find peoples illustrations and writings so far back in history.

Cherrio!




posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 01:37 PM
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If I recall corectly the chinese also recorded that supernova and that it appears in a french tapestry of the time as well.



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 01:40 PM
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this was already discussed here:

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