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Summer Solstice at Salmon Observatory

Previously Held June 21, 2018

Salmon Ruins Museum

VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! 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. This is a Jolt Your Summer Challenge event.

Event Information

Salmon Ruins Museum
6131 Highway 64 Bloomfield, NM
Salmon Ruins Museum
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Free
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.

This is a Jolt Your Summer Challenge event, learn more at farmingtonnm.org/events/jolt-your-summer-challenge/.

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