Map Despiction

Hill Map vs. Real Astronomy

In 1966, Marjorie Fish, a school teacher and astronomer was curious if ET contactee Betty Hill’s two year old star map had any similarity to a real star pattern.

Ms. Fish decided to build a 3D model of the stars in our galactic neighborhood. She then observed the sculpture from various angles and recorded the data.

Walter Mitchell, professor of Astronomy at Ohio State University, studied it and was "very impressed by the astronomy involved in Marjorie Fish’s work."

Through computers, Mitchell and his students calculated the real positions of hundreds of nearby stars and found virtually no error in her findings. The source of the star map were aliens believed to be from a large binary solar system in our southern sky known as Zeti Reticuli.

Zeta Reticuli is a faint pair of fifth magnitude stars 220 trillion miles away. The pair is unusual in that it is the only known double system where both components are nearly identical to our sun. Their distance from one another is estimated to be 350 billion miles or nearly 100 times the distance from Pluto to the sun.

At least 100,000 years are required for Zeta Reticuli 1 and Zeta Reticuli 2 to revolve once around their common center of gravity. The two solar systems are positioned at such an extreme distance that one would not disturb the other.

One thousand stars exist in a radius of 55 light-years from us; which is the distance just beyond Zeta Reticuli. Within this sphere: these thousand stars come in various sizes, temperatures, ages and colors. We should keep in mind that a vast majority of suns are not like our own.

Our star is in a small minority of a large and diverse crowd. Suns are green, purple, red, orange, blue, small and white, flickering, expanding, variable, huge, very active or dim and weak. Most suns are not single suns, but binaries and other combinations of multiple systems. Out of our neighborhood of a 1000 assorted stars, only 46 are similar to our middle-aged, yellow sun.

The small, grey aliens that abducted Betty and Barney Hill explained that the solid lines on their map were ’trade routes’ or places they stop regularly. The broken lines were their expeditions. Ms. Fish believed that our sun was possibly on one of their trade routes. With this assumption, a corresponding pattern was found!

Actually, 16 stars fit the pattern; Zeta Tucanae is located directly behind Zeta Reticuli 1 and therefore not in sight. Betty Hill’s star map is believable because these are not just any 16 suns. They are all YELLOW, except for Tau Eridani 1 and Gliese 86.1 which are slightly above and below the parameter of yellow suns.

The conclusions of investigating astronomers indicate that these were Zeta Reticulans seeking out yellow stars. They were traveling to places similar to their home world.

The map is very convincing when one considers that the 16 yellow stars are not randomly scattered all over this imaginary sphere. They are concentrated in one particular area of space that includes our solar system. Professor Mitchell and Marjorie Fish have pointed out that "the stars in the map are almost in a plane; that is, they fill a wheel-shaped volume of space that makes star hopping from one to another easy and is the logical way to go..."

Therefore, the Zeta’s exploration and trade route theory is possible. They deliberately bypassed many non-yellow suns (cepheid variables, close binaries and multiples, giants and dwarfs) until they reached the very next yellow sun.

Map Original The star map was drawn by Betty Hill in 1964 while under hypnosis; recalling her ET experience from 1961. It was not until 1969, when the Gliese Star Catalog came out, that two of the stars were found to fit the map.

This incredible fact means that not even the most informed astronomer could have devised such a star chart at the time it was drawn by Betty.

A quote from the December 1974 issue of Astronomy Magazine reads: "The pattern discovered by Marjorie Fish has an uncanny resemblance to the map drawn by Betty Hill. The stars are mostly ones that we would visit if we were exploring from Zeta Reticuli. The travel patterns make sense."

An important question often asked is why are the suns believed to be Zeta 1 and 2 so large in her drawing? The answer is: She drew what she saw. She remembered standing a few feet from a 3-dimensional projection of glowing spheres. The wide-binary hologram was drawn large because Zeta 1 and 2 were the closest objects to her.

Drawing the grey’s home world large only emphasizes the reality of the map. Holograms did not exist on Earth in 1961.

ETs from Zeta Reticuli have been described from numerous sources as small, grey-skinned beings with large/black eyes. According to Bob Lazar, whistle-blower of Area 51, our government informed him that the Roswell aliens did indeed originate from the Zeta Reticuli system. If we take a closer look at Betty’s star map and compare it to real astronomy, we may discover that the proof has been with us for more than 40 years.

Written By: Doug Yurchey

Posted: 3/7/2003

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