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Michael Lawrence Morton's

Matrix Message 242

Back to Plate 10 in "Monuments" ..


Michael Lawrence Morton
Back to Plate 10 in "Monuments" ..
Mon Jan 7 06:26:43 2002

Well .. upon further investigation .. I'm going to_have_to again ask
that you refer to Plate 10 in the_4th Edition_of "The Monuments of Mars",
by R.C.Hoagland. It is the "closest thing" I know of .. to serve as a "certified
orthorectified" overhead view of Cydonia.

This is about "Dolphin I" and the "tetrahedral structure" just_slightly_to
the northeast of the body-center of "Dolphin I". Chronos calls this tetrahedral
structure, the "dorsal fin" of "Dolphin I". 

The key, here, IMO, is to first clearly note the_true_E-W parallel .. which is
indicated on Plate 10 .. and which extends from "The Tholus" .. to "City
Square-Center". There is also printed, on Plate 10, an "arrow-line" with an "N" 
(for True North) .. perpendicular to the true E-W parallel I just identified.
This provides a true perpendicular .. for cardinal directions at Cydonia ..
as long as one sticks to using Plate 10, when measuring, calculating, and
projecting ASM values for various structures/sites at Cydonia.

In re-examining the area of "Dolphin I" and the accompanying "tetrahedral
structure" .. after having carefully noted the true cardinal orientations,
relative to FACE ONE and relative to 'THE D&M Pyramid' .. **on Plate 10, itself** ..
I then focus on the_peak_of the "tetrahedral structure" in question. It clearly
stands-out as the local "high-point" in elevation .. as seen on Plate 10 ..
in the_immediate_area of "Dolphin I". In focusing on that_peak_I am getting
an E.Cydonia longitude of roughly 9.1 minutes E. 
This is_due_ to the ortho-rectification. It "appears", in some other images ..
that this "tetrahedral structure" is roughly similar in longitude to the nose
of FACE ONE .. or even slightly_west_of the nose of FACE ONE.
This is why I have been_"harping"_on this "Plate 10" .. because it IS
orthorectified, and, IMO, it is showing that "Dolphin I" and its "dorsal fin/
tetrahedral structure" .. are, in fact .. about 2.2 minutes_further-east_than
the nose of FACE ONE. This is what I'm getting .. when I put a ruler to Plate 10
and I measure and compare the_peak_of the "tetrahedral structure" .. its
longitude from the_true_meridian through the center of 'The D&M Pyramid' ..
when I compare that with the longitude of the nose of FACE ONE from that
same D&M meridian. Again .. the key is the true cardinal orientation ..
indicated on_Plate 10_by the "arrow-line" w/"N"_through_the Tholus/City
Square-Center latitude line .. directly due to the ortho-rectification process, IMO. 

With this as the basis for my latest assessment of this case ..
I will here offer my latest proposed ASM figures for only the "tetrahedral
structure/dorsal fin" of "Dolphin I".
As yet, at least .. I can't_see_the "Dolphin I" proper, per se .. on Plate 10,
so I hesitate, at least at_this_time, to speculate on possible ASM figures for
the "body-center" of "Dolphin I".

As for LATITUDE considerations ..
I'm seeing .. on Plate 10 .. the peak of the "tetrahedral structure"
as just a "hair" north of_halfway_between the latitude of the D&M Apex,
and the Tholus/City Square-Center latitude parallel.

Grid LAT "Tetrahedral Structure/Dorsal Fin" ..
40(deg) * 57(min) * 37.92214522(sec) North ..
= 86462.49111 North ..
= (Tetrahedral Grid LAT) * (Pi^2) ..
= 8760.48194 * (Pi^2).
Grid LONG ..
9.118906529(min) E.Cydonia ..
= numerical match of GPV of "The Quetzalcoatl Complex" 
@ Teotihuacan, Mexico .. (Munck, 1994, "The Code", self-published).
Grid POINT Value ..
(86462.49111 / 9.118906529) = 9481.673141 ..
= (Eltanin Antenna Grid LAT) * (D&M Grid LAT) * (10^-4) ..
= (30000 / Pi) * 9929.184894 * (0.0001).

Note the apparent factor in this proposed Grid LAT .. of the "Tetrahedral Grid LAT" ..
(Morton, 1999, Internet). Obviously, this would "fit well" with a "tetrahedral
structure".

I do need to admit, here, that there would seem to be some other possibilities,
such as .. a Grid LAT of 86400 .. and/or .. a Grid LONG of .. 9(min) E.Cydonia ..
or; maybe .. 9.047786841(min) E.Cydonia.

The "4" sides (total) of a tetrahedron .. times 9 .. is 36 .. such a tempting
clue, here .. while (86400 / 4) = 21600 .. polar circumference of Earth in
nautical miles, and the Grid LAT of Stonehenge.

The (86400 / 9) combo would give a nice 'round' GPV of 9600 .. exactly (10^3)
times the GPV of "D&M II" at Warwick, NY, USA. 
But that almost seems too easy.

I can't help but like the idea of the 8760.48194 figure .. times a Pi exponential
multiple .. as a way of calling attention to .. "Tetrahedral Latitude".
And the D&M Grid LAT, there, is quite impressive .. in-combo with the
Eltanin Antenna Grid LAT .. as a "one-two" punch in the suggested GPV.

I'll just leave this "as is", for the moment.

Wait. There's something else I noticed, that I'm impressed with ..
in the proposed GPV .. and that is ..

(9481.673141 / 19.7392088) = 480.3471728

The Jan.1, 2000 GPV of REGULUS .. finding the original apex-height,
including capstone .. of The Great Pyramid of Giza .. in regular British feet. 

And; I'll point-out here, also .. that .. the proposed Grid LONG finds
Jan.1, 2000 POLARIS .. via .. Jan.1, 2000 SIRIUS ..

(9.118906529 * 2.368705056) = 21.6 .. Jan.1, 2000 POLARIS GPV.

And .. *then* .. I just can't resist acknowledging the DIFFERENCE ..
that I discovered .. between the prime meridian longitude_variances_on Mars
and on Earth ..

31 deg 08 min 0.8 sec
09 deg 32 min 0.8 sec
-----------------------------------
21 deg 36 min 0.0 sec ... which is equal to .. 21.6 arc-degrees of longitude.

What if I now took a kind of "Composite Ratio" among Jan.1, 2000 SIRIUS,
REGULUS, and POLARIS ?

(21.6 * 19.7392088) / 2.368705056 = 180 = Pi * Radian(deg), where
the numerical value of The Radian Arc constant is 57.29577951 .. a function
of using_360_equal segments of arc on a given circumference. 

Using, again, the "4" sides of a tetrahedron ..

180 * 4 = 720 .. number of corner-angle arc-degrees on a TETRAHEDRON,
assuming the geometric_system_of 360 arc-degrees. 

Ok .. that's a nice place to stop, here.
-- Michael L.M.
(c) 2001 by mailto:Milamo@aol.com Michael Lawrence Morton ~ Archeocryptographer.

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