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MAYA ASTRONOMY

image of El Caracol

Astra's Maya Astronomy page graphic is derrived from the above image of El Caracol, believed to be an ancient observatory used by the Maya at Chichén Itzá in Yucatán. Windows on the top level were aligned to crucial points in the solar cycle. This image was taken by R. Kihm in 1986.

Astra's Special Feature:

banner logo for lunar series, monthly lunar phases

Maya Lunar Series by Robert Kihm

Maya Astronomy Links

Maya / Mesoamerica Archeology Links

Recent Discoveries and Developments

Archeoastronomy links

Links to the Maya / Mesoamerica

Maya Calendrics

Journals

K'inal Winik Cultural Center - Maya Art, Language and Culture
- once an annual event at Cleveland State University

Someday it may come back, who knows?

Other Links and Requests

A Tribute to Linda Schele

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Astra's Content

Orion in MesoAmerica--article by Astra

The Maya Astronomy Page - Astra's lecture from Michel Berger!

Feature Article

Lunar Series - See the banner below the image of Caracol

Last Modified:08/09/2020