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:
Maya Lunar Series by Robert Kihm
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?
Orion in MesoAmerica--article by Astra
The Maya Astronomy Page - Astra's lecture from Michel Berger!
Lunar Series - See the banner below the image of Caracol
1942 – 1998