Does Italian Crop Circle Depict 2012

New Crop Circle in Italy Depicts Planets and Constellations on December 2012


A crop circle has been reported in Santena near Poirino, Italy on June 17th, 2012.

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This crop circle depicts apparent references to planetary orbits. According to crop circle researcher Dr. Horace R. Drew the positions of the objects in the crop circle reference the future dates of December 21st to 28th, 2012. Below is Drew’s analysis of the formation: 

A new crop picture at Santena near Poirino in Italy on June 17, 2012 shows a similar style to two previous crop pictures at Poirino in June 2010 or June 2011. It is also one of the cleverest astronomical diagrams to be drawn in crops since Avebury Manor of July 2008!

Crop Circle - Italy - June 17 (01)
On the left we can see an “inner planetary” diagram which matches the date of December 21, 2012, as an end to the Mayan Long Count calendar. Around the outside on the left, we can see eighteen “spokes of stars” which symbolize an ancient zodiac from Sumeria or Babylon. An elliptical orbit of Mercury is also drawn correctly in crops for the given date.

Crop Circle - Italy - June 17 (02)
On the right we can see an expanded view of one sign from that zodiac, namely the constellation Orion (cited in the Babylonian “Mul Apin”). On December 28, 2012 (not December 21), both a full Moon and Jupiter will shine brightly on either side of Orion, and slightly offset below. The crop artist has placed them on either side of its central “belt” region, perhaps to save space in the field.

Any possible significance of this date December 21 to 28, 2012 remains to be established by further observations.