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Dec
21
2011

The Great Galactic Alignment of 2012

Posted by Nancy Ali
Nancy Ali

Some who claim that the Maya predicted the end of the world in 2012 use a particular astronomical alignment that is believed will occur at the end of the 13th Baktun in the Maya Long Count calendar (December 21st, 2012) as evidence to support their notions. The claim is that on that date the Sun will align with the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, which only happens once every 25,772 years. They claim that the Maya knew about this alignment and set their Long Count calendar to end on this day because the alignment will cause something to happen. Let’s examine the facts to see if this claim of an alignment is true. learn more...



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