September 23 is the Autumnal Equinox! Come to the UMass Sunwheel at sunrise and sunset to witness the first of each for the new season. Learn about astronomy, the seasons, and the sunwheel by viewing this exciting event.
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… Read More