“The only epoch in which standing stones are meaningfully aligned with the bright stars is c.2000 BC, with a spread of at most 200 years both before and after.”
“We looked across to the Hoy Hills being atmospheric”
Weather Forecast: Bright spells, many dry but showers in a few places.
Light winds. Maximum temperature 4 °C.
Weather Forecast: Rather cloudy with a few showers
Light, mainly westerly winds Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Bringing Light On The Shortest Day
“And what better to mark the shortest day?”
Beginners Astronomy: Solstices, Equinoxes and Sighthill Part 2
Part 2 of Duncan Lunan’s series looking at Solstice and equinoxes – the Moon and planets
Weather Forecast: Bright spells and patchy rain.
Winds will be light. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
Solstices and Sighthill
“this year the summer solstice is bang on its ‘usual’ date, June 21st. “
The Ring of Brodgar as the longest day nears its sunset, 20th June 2020 between 11.15pm and 11.45pm.
Poetry Corner: Suffolk Solstice
The procession slips across the meadow/senses acute to birdsong,