Sighthill Stone Circle, Glasgow, is described by Ken Brophy in the podcast as ‘The Neolithic’s greatest hits all brought together in one stone circle’. This is due to Duncan Lunan’s astronomically aligned circle being inspired by elements in other stone circles he has visited.
“The Sighthill circle was built under the Glasgow Parks Dept. Astronomy Project, which was part of the Jobs Creation Scheme in 1978-79. “
Part 2 of Duncan Lunan’s series looking at Solstice and equinoxes – the Moon and planets
“The plane of the Earth’s orbit around the Sun is the Ecliptic, the center line of the Zodiac, and the Earth’s axis is inclined to it by 23.5 degrees”
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Duncan Lunan who writes The Orkney News astronomy column and beginner’s guides is also the man behind the building of the Sighthill Stone Circle.
“If the Earth had no atmosphere, life would be much easier for astronomers – as long as they didn’t need to breathe. “