The Palaeolithic Sky

Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP, volume 48)

Abstract

Some results of sky simulations for the Palaeolithic epoch regarding stars and constellations are presented. A conservative estimate of the precision of the computed stellar coordinates is several arcminutes. Possible practical applications of such simulations should be seen in the context of collaborations among humanistic and scientific disciplines in the field of prehistoric archaeology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Astronomical Observatory of Brera (INAF)MilanItaly

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