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A Sunwheel for the Campus

Upcoming Events:

On Tuesday, March 19, we will gather at the Sunwheel at sunrise and sunset. More details here.

During 2024 and 2025 we will be experiencing some of the most extreme northerly and southerly moonrises and moonsets in 18 years. Extreme positions are tabulated here.

When are there events at the Sunwheel?

Where is the Sunwheel located?

What is a Sunwheel?

What is the Sunwheel Project?

What is the design of the UMass Sunwheel?

Where is the UMass Sunwheel located?

What projects are being done at the Sunwheel?

Where can I find news and photos?

How much did the Sunwheel cost?

What can I do to help?

A project conceived by Prof. Judith S. Young.

Judy passed away in May 2014, but the project continues through the participation of her friends and colleagues in the Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Questions? Broken links? Outdated pages?
---> please e-mail Prof. Steve Schneider: schneider@astro.umass.edu

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