Name: joan e herron
Date: 1993 - 1999
We are students from Eureka High School. We are studying
Archaeoastronomy in our Physics class. We would like to know if anyone out
there has information on Stonehenge and how it pertains to Archaeoastronomy. For
those unfamiliar about Archaeoastronomy, it deals with the position of the sun a nd patterns that are formed
with these relations.
There are a number of good books on sites like Stonehenge. There is a
Hopi Indian site, the Nasca lines in Peru, and a woodhenge in England near
stonehenge that were all used by the ancients to predict the coming of spring
and planting times. Look up a number of good books. The Adler Planetarium has l ots of good data. If
you can visit there you should find lots of interesting things.
Samuel P Bowen
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