This class will provide a basic overview of prehistoric astronomical practices in the Southwest with emphasis on the Sedona/Verde Valley area. This class will review the current literature on archaeoastronomy and discuss important issues relating to the naked eye observation of celestial objects in the night sky. This class will sample a small portion of a large body of literature on archaeoastronomy. Mesoamerican archaeoastronomy will be included because of the influence of Mesoamerican cultures on the Southwest .
Two sessions are being offered during February - a Wednesday and a Saturday class. These are the same class but offered to accommodate individual schedules.
The cost of the class is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers. The fee includes class materials.