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A GATEWAY TO THE INFINITE ARCHAEOASTRONOMY OF THE AZTEC EMPIRE
November 8, 2018
Explore the cosmos through the Aztec empire during this unique journey in Gates Planetarium. Learn about the many Aztec gods and important temples and observatories. This documentary is held at the Nature and Science Museum at 7pm.
Explore the cosmos through the perspectives of the Aztec empire during this unique journey in Gates Planetarium. Learn about the pantheon of Aztec deities, such as Quetzalcoatl, and how important Aztec temples and observatories were often aligned with astronomical events. Using satellite imagery on the full dome, visit Tenochtitlán and other sites in Mexico that reflect the meaningful place the skies held in Aztec culture. Presented in partnership with Museo de las Americas.