This is the last part of this long piece. Thanks for bearing with me. The shock for myself is to see a number of already in place conjectures and suspicions turned into high probabilities with no reasonable alternative.
The good news is that we are part of a Space Faring civilization that has been in tact for at least the 500,000 years that they applied to this system. We even have a clear task and that is to finish Terraforming Terra. Our surface population will rise to 100 billion in order to do this.
When we are finished here we will likely also do Venus in much the same way. And who knows? Our spirits are after all immortal.
1. Stand in an unobstructed position on a wide open piece of ground with a good view of the western horizon.
It is now necessary to make a braced wooden frame of the type shown in figures 14 and 15, which is as wide as the gap between B and C. This must be set on poles in such a way that it gains significant height and can be altered in its angle. The purpose of this exercise is so that the angle of the braced frame can be identical to that of the planet Venus as it falls towards its setting position. Standing at A it is now necessary to observe Venus passing through the gap in the braced frame whilst swinging a pendulum and noting the number of swings achieved as Venus passes through the gap. A pendulum that swings 366 times during this occurrence must be 1/2 of a Megalithic Yard in length (41.48cm).
In this way the Megalithic Yard can be reproduced on any site where observation of Venus, when at the right part of its cycle, can be achieved. For the use of the braced frame we are grateful to the considerations of Professor Archie Roy, Emeritus Professor of Astronomy at Glasgow University.
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