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Wrinkle Tribute

(December Solstice - 0608 UT, 22 December 2007 +/- 12 h)

Jook Leung

Fulton Ferry Landing

John Leith

Sunrise at the Ring of Brodgar

Ring of Brodgar, Stenness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

09:35Z 22/12/2007

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Peter Leith pointed out that one of the stones at the Ring of Brodgar is actually two stones side by side with a small gap. He then showed that the gap between these stones points towards the rising sun at the winter solstice.

I took a few pictures of the view through the gap before sunrise since clouds were rolling in and in the event the clouds arrived almost exactly at sunrise.
Location

Europe / UK-Scotland

Lat: 59° 0' 5" N
Long: 3° 13' 51" W

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Precision is: Medium. Nearby, but not to the last decimal.

Equipment
Nikon D50, Panasorus, Velbon tripod

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