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(June 20-25, 2006)

Rusu Laurentiu

Carpathian's Garden

Tom Lassiter

Butterfly Release / Greensboro Arboretum

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

7:08 p.m. EDT (UTC -4), June 21, 2006

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© 2006 Tom Lassiter, All Rights Reserved.

There’s something magical about the longest day of the year. Or at least there should be.

The Greensboro Arboretum, a 17-acre (6.9 hectare) garden and park that often hosts community events, was the site for a Summer Solstice Celebration on June 21.

A highlight of the celebration was a butterfly release. Monarch butterflies, carefully enclosed in protective packages, were released on cue, much to the delight of children and adults.

The event was organized by the good folks at The Goddess Effect. All goddesses, faeries, sprites and people who enjoy childlike wonder were encouraged to attend. Activities also included dance, music, yoga, fire batons and more.

Look above the treetops in the panorama and you might see some monarchs fluttering away.

Greensboro Arboretum: http://www.greensborobeautiful.org/Arboretum.htm

The Goddess Effect: http://thegoddesseffect.com

More Greensboro solstice panoramas: http://www.lassiter.com/vr/solstice/solstice.html

Westridge VR: http://www.lassiter.com/vr/exp7.html

USA-Canada / USA-North Carolina

Lat: 36° 4' 12" N
Long: 79° 50' 33" W

Elevation: 273 meters (895 feet)

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Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

Fuji S2 Pro / Nikkor 10.5 mm lens / Manfrotto 303 SPH pano head / Photoshop CS2 / PTMac / CubicConverter / Apple PowerMac G4 / Audio recorded on an iPod

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