A VENUS TRANSIT..
A Venus Transit occurs when we can see Venus passing directly in front of the Sun. This is similar to when the Moon passes in front of the Sun on a solar eclipse. See: Alignment
On June 11, 2011 the view, right, will be possible. This image was taken June 8, 2004 by Jay Quellet. Click image for source.
This web page was motivated from watching History Channels "Apocalypse Island 2112". This show is really a spoof because an Apocalypse is a dream or prophecy. The only drawback on seeing this on the History Channel is that it is not physical history and too many persons can believe dreams are true.
This is a scene from the show,
"Apocalypse Island 2112".
It was taken on a high mountain on
Robinson Crusoe Island off the coast of Chile.
The pillar at left where it was depicted that
Mayan Priests would observe
different planets coming into alignment
and causing significant changes on Earth.
Some people contend that this prophecy is erroneous as the last Mayan
5,125 years did not bring about
The Venus cycle was an important calendar for the Maya, and much information in regard to this is found in the Dresden codex. The Maya courts employed skilled astronomers, who could calculate the Venus cycle with extraordinary accuracy. There are six pages in the Dresden Codex devoted to the accurate calculation of the location of Venus.
The Dresden Codex >
"The last page of the
Dresden Codex shows the destruction of the world
via water. Waves gush from the mouth of a celestial dragon. More flood
pour from sun and moon symbols on the underside of the monster's body.
goddess also pours flood water onto the Earth. At the bottom of the
crouches a ruler of the underworld. Above the picture, about half of
glyphs have been destroyed, but a few of the remaining ones
to "Black Earth" or "Black on High"."
Pages of Dresden Codex
Gregorian calendar today serves as an international
standard for civil use. In addition, it regulates the ceremonial cycle
Roman Catholic and Protestant churches. In fact, its original purpose
ecclesiastical. Although a variety of other calendars are in use today,
are restricted to particular religions or cultures.
principal astronomical cycles are the day (based on the
rotation of the Earth on its axis), the year (based on the revolution
Earth around the Sun), and the month (based on the revolution of the
around the Earth). The complexity of calendars arises because these
revolution do not comprise an integral number of days, and because
cycles are neither constant nor perfectly commensurable with each other.