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Celebrate the spring equinox at the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá, in the state of Yucatan, Mexico. The alignment of the sun on this day creates the appearance of a shadow, in the form of a serpent, that descends the main staircase of the great pyramid. The Live@Exploratorium crew is there to capture the snake on film and to speak with local archaeologists, archeoastronomers, and solar scientists about this amazing phenomenon.
Project: Ancient Observatories: Chichén Itzá | Browse All
Date: March 21, 2005
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, General Science