Summer Solstice at Salmon Observatory

Summer Solstice at Salmon Observatory

Previously Held June 21, 2019
Salmon Ruins Museum

Observe the summer solstice sunlight illuminate the 1,000 the year old feature through a narrow opening into a room at Salmon Ruins. A lecture regarding archaeoastronomy studies of the Chacoan structure will detail the event.

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Salmon Ruins Museum
6131 Highway 64 Bloomfield, NM
Salmon Ruins Museum
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505-632-2013

Observe the summer solstice sunlight illuminate the 1,000 the year old feature through a narrow opening into room #82 at Salmon Ruins. A lecture regarding archaeoastronomy studies of the Chacoan structure will detail the event. The site will be open for visitation at 7:00 a.m.  and will start with a lecture about the discovery of the features that comprise the solar/lunar observation station. The actual phenomenon happens at approximately 7:50 a.m. and the presentation will wrap up about 8:30 a.m.

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