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This Exploratorium site offers an online "tour" of the sites and structures within Chaco Canyon, thought to have once been an ancient solar observatory. The different pages on the tour detail several of the most famous sites where significant solar alignments occur each year. A section called "seasons and solstices" provides further information.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    The Sun,Archaeoastronomy,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,sun dagger,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Historical Astronomy,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090406215148617T,Informal Education,History/Policy/Law,Astronomy,General Public

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    English

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