Robin Heath

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Robin Heath
ResidenceWales
NationalityBritish
Known forauthoring books, field research at megalithic sites
Scientific career
FieldsArchaeology, Astronomy, Archaeoastronomy
InfluencesAlexander Thom, John Michell

Robin F. Heath (born 8 May 1948) is a British author and teacher of astrology.[1]

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Heath graduated in 1970 with a degree in Electronics and Engineering Science at UCNW, Bangor. His early career was in electronics as a research and development engineer at the Ferranti Research laboratories in Wythenshawe from where he moved to become lecturer then senior lecturer in Mathematics and Engineering for 15 years.[where?] He eventually became Head of Department at Coleg Ceredigion. He has also taught a module in sacred geography at Bath Spa University College and teaches astronomy at the Faculty of Astrological Studies summer school in Oxford. He left secure, pensionable work to become an author and researcher in 1990.

He has a Faculty of Astrological Studies Intermediate Diploma and was the editor of the International Astrological Association Journal from 1995–1998, writing numerous articles for the astrological press. Heath has been a consultant for several television documentaries and worked on a series called "The Love Test"; 16 half-hour television programmes where advising couples on matters of the heart. He was also consultant for the "Ouroboros Research and Education Trust". Heath founded "Megalithic Tours" and runs his own website "Sky and Landscape" to promote a wider interest in neolithic and bronze age culture, running weekend site instruction in archaeoastronomy. He is now an active researcher and internationally published author about subjects of ancient science, prehistoric geometry, archaeoastronomy and megalithic culture of Europe.

He has written several books on archaeoastronomy and architecture of prehistoric sites, and has described the ratio between the solar and lunar year (10.875 days) and the lunar month (29.53059 days) as being identical to the ratio between the English foot and the megalithic yard (2.72 feet); and also linked the megalithic yard as 2.5 times the length of another ancient unit of measurement called the Drusian or Belgic foot 1.086 feet.[2]

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  1. ^ Bryan E. Penprase (12 October 2010). The Power of Stars: How Celestial Observations Have Shaped Civilization. Springer. pp. 224–. ISBN 978-1-4419-6802-9. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  2. ^ Robin Heath; John Michell (August 2006). The Lost Science of Measuring the Earth: Discovering the Sacred Geometry of the Ancients. Adventures Unlimited Press. ISBN 978-1-931882-50-7. Retrieved 27 April 2011.

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