The Electric Astrolabe shows the sky at
8:30 in the morning in Baalbek at the solstice 2005. The "morning
star" is Mercury Jupiter is at the Midheaven and occupies the place the sun
will be at midday. The twin bright stars of the constellation of the Goat,
now because of the precession of the equinoxes in the sign of Sagittarius.
The Moon preceded by Saturn will set soon Venus will be the" evening
We can see from Babylonian records that
ancient astronomers were fully capable of recognizing and recording
detailed astronomical facts. Some of their records have survived.