Every spring, hundreds of tourists from Mexico and other nations flock to the archeological site. Tyne Municipality, In the state of Yucatan, where Chichen Itze around the steps of the castle To see the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.
What participants care about The phenomenon of light and shadow, which marks the descent of a feathered serpent Kukulkan, The Mayan god who fertilizes the earth.
The spread of the phenomenon of Snake with feathers It was one of its forerunners in the 1970s, thanks to an article by Mexican archaeologist Alfredo Pereira Rufio Effek, published in 1971 by French researcher Jack Reward in Kattunob magazine, entitled “A Hyperbony in Chichen Itza”.
“But it did not become popular until anthropologist Louis Arochi announced the event (in 1974),” said a researcher at the Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in the Southeastern State. யுகடன்.
After the announcement, Pereira Rubio, winner of the 2015 Yuri Noroshow Medal at Merida, said, “Arochi has produced a series of books to spread the word. The phenomenon of light and shadow and from there people began to enjoy the descent of Kukulkan Every March 21st, it ends with the Penemarito de los America, Benito Juarez and the spring solstice ”.
However, the author and researcher noted it Visitors can see two events two days before and after the spring solstice, This is March 20, 2019.
In this regard, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Spring Equinox announced it arrived in the country at 3:58 pm yesterday.
“This is a global phenomenon that happens all over the world, only time changes in each country. It is so called because it has equal value when the time of day and night occursL, that is, approximately twelve hours, ”explained Daniel Flores Gutierrez, an educator at the UNAM Institute of Astronomy.
The astronomer confirmed today that thanks to the knowledge provided by ancient cultures Uttarayana is known as the moment when the sun crosses the celestial equator. In the spring, the star moves from the southern hemisphere to the northern hemisphere, and in September, when this event occurs again, the opposite happens.