Autumnal Equinox Sunrise & Sunset Gatherings at UMass Sunwheel
Autumnal Equinox Sunrise & Sunset Gatherings
at the UMass Sunwheel in Amherst, MA
The public is invited to witness the passing of the seasons by joining Dr. Judith Young of the U.Mass. Dept. of Astronomy to watch the Sun rise and set over the tall standing stones in the U.Mass. Sunwheel for the Autumnal Equinox of 2009.
The sunrise and sunset events will be held on both Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 22 and 23, 2009. Visitors for the sunrise viewing should arrive at 6:45 a.m., and visitors for the sunset viewing should arrive at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
These gatherings will celebrate the Equinox, the International Year of Astronomy, and also 12 years of Sunwheel seasonal events for the public, which have attracted over 10,000 visitors.
Find out more here: SUNWHEEL GATHERING INFO.