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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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