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Astronomy and the Medicine Wheel

 

August 11, 2017



LOVELL — Ivy Merriot will be giving two programs about the Medicine Wheel on Aug. 25.

There will be one program at the Lovell Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center at 5 p.m. and the other at the Horseshoe Bend amphitheater at 8 p.m.

She will share her current research on the astronomical possibilities imbedded in the design of the 28-spoked wheel on Medicine Mountain. At 5 p.m. on Aug. 25 at the Visitors Center just outside Lovell, Merriot will show astrophotographic images of the Wheel at night with the Milky Way blazing overhead along with a tour of cultural history of the site. Following...



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