Plenty has changed in the course of human history, but there are some things that will always be there. The stars in the sky, for example. That's what Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is known for: It's designated as an International Dark Sky Park for its dazzling view of the heavens, and it's one of the only sites in the National Park system with its own astronomical observatory. That makes perfect sense, seeing as the Chaco culture has been charting the stars there for more than 1,000 years. What is it about the canyon's nighttime sky that has ancient and modern astronomers so captivated?
Aligned With The Heavens
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Written by Ashley Hamer June 26, 2017
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