Clive Ruggles

Astronomical heritage

Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy

Read more on UNESCO’s new web portal and other heritage matters

Free downloads

Stonehenge and Ancient Astronomy

 

Download a copy of the Royal Astronomical Society’s factsheet

 

Astronomical Heritage

 

Follow to download a copy of the ICOMOSIAU Thematic Study

Image collection

Leicester University Archive

     

     

This archival collection of c. 1100 images of archaeological and archaeoastronomical interest has been available on-line since 1995. Thousands of new images will gradually be made available on this new site in the coming months.

Archaeoastronomy

… is the study of beliefs and practices relating to the sky in the past, especially in prehistory, and the uses to which people's know- ledge of the skies was put.

 

Academic journals

 

Professional bodies


Free software tools

Basic declination calculator

 

HORIZON
by Andrew Smith


See the Tools page for more info


Books

Published August 2014:

 

Ocarina Books publishes and distributes books relating to archaeo- and ethnoastronomy