A Gateway to the Infinite: Archaeoastronomy of the Aztec Empire

Jan 31, 2019


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 America