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Astronomical implications of the architecture at Casa Grande

Renee Opperman

Astronomical implications of the architecture at Casa Grande

by Renee Opperman

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Astronomy,
  • Casa Grande National Monument (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Renee Opperman
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 171 leaves :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14414652M

    This document includes 4 versions of a report about lunar and solar events at the Great House at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. These include: a presentation paper, a published version, a version prepared for Arizona Highway Magazine and a Science News summary. There is also a constellation chart to check Canopus alignment. The report outlines basic history and construction of the Great Author: John H. Evans, Harry Hillman. Astronomy and Architecture - An Interdisciplinary Study.

    Casa Grande is the largest structure built by the Hohokam and represents the height of their architecture. Casa Grande Ruins, the nation's first archeological preserve, protects the Casa Grande and other archeological sites within its boundaries, including remains of a walled village near the Big House and vestiges of other villages nearby. Marco Casagrande's Books. Author: Marco Casagrande. Seaports In International Law Page 1 of 1 1.

    He lives in Casa Grande, Arizona. “Len Kasten’s The Secret History of Extraterrestrials provides an indispensable key to unlocking the hidden history of the extraterrestrial presence on our planet. The scope and implications of Kasten’s book are breathtaking, not because of some sleight of hand by an ambitious author, but because of. This report explains that the Casa Grande Archaeological Zone is more than just the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and includes many surrounding areas. It discusses the sunrises and sunsets in relation to the summer and winter solistices and the vernal and autumnal equinoxes. It covers the time line of the enitre Hohokam existence including the Pioneer, Colonial, Sedentary and Classic.


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Greeley, Colo.: Museum of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, (OCoLC)   This article synthesizes recent advances in the study of astronomy and worldview in architectural and urban planning in Mesoamerica. Throughout most of this cultural area, the practice of orienting civic and ceremonial buildings followed similar principles, although regional and time-dependent variations are present.

Analysis of alignment data has revealed the existence of distinct and Cited by: 2. to us, we can well say that the needs of modern astronomy are growing by the day.

Ever better observing facilities are in operation. The fusion of infor-mation leading to the coordination of observations is of central importance. The methods described in this book can provide effective and efficient ripostes to many of these issues. This project concerns the astronomical features of the Great House at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.

It covers all times periods of Hohokam existence including the Pioneer, Colonial, Sedentary and Classic periods. There are comparisons drawn to other prehistoric sites such as Chichen Itza in their construction and application.

Opperman, Renee. "Astronomical Implications of the Architecture at Casa Grande, Arizona." Occasional Publications in Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado. She reaches the conclusion that astronomy governed the lives of the Casa Grande inhabitants. Pamphlets "General Information Regarding Casa Grande Ruin, Arizona.".

Download Casa Grande Arizona ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to Casa Grande Arizona book pdf for free now. Casa Grande Arizona. Author: Jesse Walter Fewkes Astronomical Implications Of The Architecture Of Casa Grande.

Author: Renee Opperman ISBN: OCLC “In Egypt, the link between astronomy and architecture is that of a cultural identity that remains largely unchanged for three thousand years,” Magli said.

But such examples are also found in the Ancient Greek, where, he says, “the vast majority of the temples are oriented. The heyday of Maya astronomy was in the 8th century CE, and Maya daykeepers published astronomical tables tracking the movements of celestial bodies on the walls of a special structure at Xultun, Guatemala in the early 9th century.

The tables are also found in the Dresden Codex, a bark-paper book written about the 15th century CE. Although the. Archaeoastronomy is the “science of stars and stones”. It is an interdisciplinary science in between architecture, archaeology, and astronomy.

It studies the relationships between the ancient monuments and the sky, in order to gain a better understanding of the ideas of the architects of the past and of their religious and symbolic world.

Casa Grande, an ancient astronomical observatory, Arizona Highways 57 (10): Fewkes, J.W. Casa Grande, Arizona, in Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology: 25 – Cited by:. Figure 1. William Herschel (–) and Caroline Herschel (–): William Herschel was a German musician who emigrated to England and took up astronomy in his spare time.

He discovered the planet Uranus, built several large telescopes, and made measurements of the Sun’s place in the Galaxy, the Sun’s motion through space, and the comparative brightnesses of stars.Archaeologists have discovered some notable things about Casa Grande and the settlement that surrounded it, such as astronomical features of the building, the system of canals that enabled the people there to farm extensively and which became the basis for many present-day canals, and trade patterns and relationships that spanned hundreds of miles.Centennial, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument PROJECT Uploaded by: alycia hayes This project contains documents relative to the centennial of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument including a book and related documents and images from an administratve history of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument prepared by A.

Berle Clemensen.