A Gateway to the Infinite: Archaeoastronomy of the Aztec Empire
Nov 8, 2018
- Location: Denver Museum of Nature & Science
- 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205
- Price: $8 - $10
- Starting: 7:00 PM
- Museums, Science & Nature, Special Event
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.