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SUNWHEEL GATHERINGS & DIRECTIONS

Sunwheel in Winter


PUBLIC GATHERINGS IN 2018 --
CELEBRATING 21 YEARS of SUNWHEEL EVENTS

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  • Vernal Equinox -- March 20, 2018, 12:15pm EDT
    Sunrise @ 6:45 a.m. & Sunset @ 6:00 p.m. (EDT)

  • Summer Solstice -- June 21, 2018, 6:07am EDT
    June 20, Sunset @ 7:30 p.m. (EDT)
    June 21, Sunrise @ 5:00 a.m.; Sunset @ 7:30 p.m. (EDT)
    Note that public gatherings will be on different days for sunset and sunrise this year.

  • Autumnal Equinox -- Sept. 22, 2018, 9:54pm EDT
    Sunrise @ 6:45 a.m. & Sunset @ 6:00 p.m. (EDT)

  • Winter Solstice -- Dec. 21, 2018, 5:22am EST
    Sunrise @ 7:00 a.m. & Sunset @ 3:30 p.m. (EST)

    (Click on the above links a week or two before each event to get more specific information about the gathering this year.)


    DIRECTIONS TO THE SUNWHEEL:

    For directions from out of town, click here.

    For a map showing the Sunwheel on the UMass Amherst campus, click here.



  •   A project conceived by Dr. Judith S. Young
     Professor of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
     e-mail: Steve Schneider

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