Ancient Solar Observatory Discovered

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posted on Mar, 2 2007 @ 08:41 AM
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Ancient Solar Observatory Discovered


Source Link: news.yahoo.com

The oldest solar observatory in the Americas has been discovered in coastal Peru, archeologists announced today.

The 2,300-year-old ceremonial complex featured the Towers of Chankillo, 13 towers running north to south along a low ridge and spread across 980 feet (300 meters) to form a toothed horizon that was used for solar observations.
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