Ruggles and Saunders' contention that Nazca labyrinths we re made to be strolled through while staying mostly hidden from view "is novel and well-argued," says archaeoastronomer
Anthony Aveni of Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.
This fascinating lecture will be given by Dr Frank Prendergast, one of Ireland's leading archaeoastronomers
. It is suitable for the general public, and people of all ages and experience.
agree that several previous studies cast doubt on the claims of Thom and others.
surmised that the image, discovered in 1970, depicts the supernova of 1054 in Taurus (which created the Crab Nebula).
While some programs let you skip ahead or behind a solar or sidereal day, Tramiel sometimes wants to advance by a "sunset day." Not only would this help illustrate the motions of the stars and planets night to night, it could also be a tool for archaeoastronomers
and landscape photographers, and could demonstrate interesting phenomena regarding the seasons and motion of the Sun.
But there is a lesser-known monument - a nearby solar museum - that should be of interest to amateurs, archaeoastronomers
, and anyone else who might enjoy a day of Sun worship.