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SUNWHEEL GATHERINGS & DIRECTIONS

Sunwheel in Winter


PUBLIC GATHERINGS IN 2020 --
CELEBRATING 22 YEARS of SUNWHEEL EVENTS

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  • Vernal Equinox -- March 19, 2020, 11:49pm EDT
    Sunrise @ 6:45 a.m. & Sunset @ 6:00 p.m. (EDT)
               GATHERINGS CANCELED
               click above link for more info 

  • Summer Solstice -- June 20, 2020, 5:43pm EDT
    Sunrise @ 5:00 a.m.; Sunset @ 7:30 p.m. (EDT)

  • Autumnal Equinox -- Sept. 22, 2020, 9:30am EDT
    Sunrise @ 6:30 a.m. & Sunset @ 6:00 p.m. (EDT)

  • Winter Solstice -- Dec. 21, 2020, 5:02am 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. Last year's information will be displayed until then.)


    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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