The Circus of Bath

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The streets from the Circus in Bath might have some direction (geographical and/or celestial). but of course this needs to be verified and checked with the architect's ideas/intend.

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The Circus of Bath

  1. 1. Summer solstice sun rise The Circus, Bath Victor Reijs ma.victor.reijs@gmail.com June 11th, 2014
  2. 2. Google Earth (44.0) (166.3) (285.7)
  3. 3. Bennett Street
  4. 4. Gay Street
  5. 5. Brock Street
  6. 6. Geographical skyline http://www.heywhatsthat.com/?view=V0FH4NUK Assuming ~1750 CE as building date All approximate numbers!!! See it as a teaser!!! http://www.iol.ie/~geniet/eng/decli.htm (44.0, 1.2, 28.2) Major lunar standstill event??? (166.3, 2.9, -34.7) Alexandra Park??? (285.7, 0.2, 9.5) April 14th/Aug 28th ??? Gay Street Brock StreetBennett Street (Azimuth, apparent altitude, geo. declination)
  7. 7. Skywindow Bennett Street
  8. 8. Through Bennett Street  Bennett Street has a block of houses as part of the skyline. Approximate skyline profile: ~52 deg ~66 deg ~7 deg Altitude Azimuth Bennett Street
  9. 9. Celestial direction?  There might be a celestial directions Summer solstice sun rise (Bennett street)  More study is needed if the celestial directions are related in some way with the thinking of John Wood the Elder
  10. 10. Summer solstice sunrise (c) Alison Chester-Lambert, 2014
  11. 11. Through Gay Street Proposed Circus, 1730 Final Circus, 1754
  12. 12. Geographical direction?  There might be possible geographical directions (Gay and Brock street)  Although no obvious link with Alexandra park (according to caretaker of the park)  More study is needed if the geographical directions are related in some way with the thinking of John Wood the Elder

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