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Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies

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This article, Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies, originally appeared on CNET.com.

 

The astronomical chart on the ceiling of the Kitora Tomb. Agency for Cultural Affairs

The Kitora Tomb, located near the village of Asuka in Japan's Nara Prefecture, is known for gorgeous, colourful paintings at the four cardinal points of the compass. A black tortoise guards the north of the ancient tumulus, which has been standing since the seventh or eighth century. A red phoenix stands at the south, a white tiger at the west and a blue dragon at the east.

The ceiling of the tomb is decorated differently, with a map of the night sky, charting 68 constellations, with the stars picked out in gold leaf. Three concentric circles are drawn with vermilion, showing the movement of celestial objects, one

 

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It is known that Japan and China interacted culturally and economically at many times in their shared history.  Japanese nobility even emulated Chinese fashion and customs.

This should be no surprise then that they used a star chart which showed the night sky in China.

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I can tell you that they knew even more about the stars than we do today even
with all of our advanced science. Remember what I've always said. "The further
you go back in time, the more advanced their technology."

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The ancients knew and fully understood all the secrets of the universe!
I have written
 extensively concerning these things because these are
the things that have been kept hidden from you, and you have every God
given right to know them!

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