Monday, March 21, 2005

Ancient Observatories from Space

Website that has satellite images of twelve ancient observatories:
# Abu Simbel, Egypt
# Angkor Wat, Cambodia
# Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza
# Casa Rinconada, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico
# Dzibilchaltun, Yucatan, Mexico
# Easter Island, Chile
# Hovenweep National Monument, Utah
# Machu Picchu, Peru
# Mayapan, Yucatan, Mexico
# Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico
# Stonehenge, Great Britain

# Teotihuacan, Mexico

You can zoom in and out on the satellite photos.
The site is in celebration of Sun Earth Day 2005, usually celebrated on the spring equinox, March 20 this year.
There is also a NASA site with stories and videos.

Space Imaging Ancient Observatories


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