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Wishing you all a Sunny Solstice
by Simon at 23:43 20/12/09 (Blogs::Simon)
17:47 UT Monday 21st Dec 2009 is the moment of solstice, but I had to go down to Stonehenge today because the sky was perfectly clear and afforded an excellent opportunity to photograph sunset through the monument.

Actually, I've been down there every day since Wednesday this week for the International Year of Astronomy event.

Here are some photos...

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Sunset, Dec 20th 2009Sunset on 20th Dec 2009 taken from by the Heelstone

Taurus and the Pleiades, Stonehenge at night, 19th DecTaurus and the Pleiades above Stonehenge at night, 19th Dec. Horrible orange sky-glow is courtesy of Amesbury's light pollution

For the rest of the photos of the IYA evening access visits, see my Flickr photostream


JPG image (243 K) Sunset, Dec 20th 2009
JPG image (1284 K) Taurus and the Pleiades, Stonehenge at night, 19th Dec
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