Joliet Junior College Invites Public to Explore Mayan Archaeoastronomy


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JOLIET, IL – Joliet Junior College is hosting an engaging and educational event on Thursday, June 15 at 6 PM. 

The Trackman Planetarium (F-1001) on the Main Campus will open its doors to the public, offering a captivating, free, one-hour astronomy presentation on “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe.”

This unique presentation intertwines history, mythology, science, and culture, providing attendees with a fascinating glimpse into the ancient Mayan civilization’s understanding of the cosmos. Visitors will embark on a poetic journey through space and time, delving into the significance of Mayan temples and their connection to the celestial bodies of the sun, moon, and stars.

Located at 1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, IL 60431, the event is open to individuals aged 12 and above. Whether you are an astronomy enthusiast or simply curious about the wonders of the universe, this immersive experience promises to be an enlightening adventure.

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore Mayan Archaeoastronomy and gain a deeper appreciation for the astronomical knowledge and achievements of one of history’s remarkable civilizations.


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