Winter Solstice Event at Stonehenge
Wed Dec 16 – Sat Dec 19, 2009
Celebrating the connection between the stones and the sky
Free talks and tours by leading archaeologists and astronomers
An opportunity to view the sunset itself
See the night sky from the stones (advance bookings only)
“From Earth to the Universe” exhibition
It is well known that there is a connection between Stonehenge and sunrise and sunset on the longest and shortest days of the year. To celebrate this connection between the stones and the sky, in the International Year of Astronomy 2009, a special event has been organised by the Royal Astronomical Society together with English Heritage.
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