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Shadows Of Petra Awaken Its Astronomical Orientation
2014-12-21 06:20:32

During the winter solstice, the sun is filtered into the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, illuminating the podium of a deity. Just at this moment, the silhouette of the mountain opposite draws the head of a lion, a sacred animal.

2013-12-17 23:00:52

The Winter Solstice and Mass Wedding Vow Renewal will take place at 6pm on Saturday, December 21st, 2013 at Vecoma at the Yellow River. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December

2012-12-03 05:02:50

Learn to connect through water in time for the Age of Aquarius with Hado (Energy) & Water Master Masaru Emoto at the 15th International Hado Instructor School in Merida Mexico, December 15-18th.

Stonehenge Was A Monument Marking Unification Of Britain
2012-06-23 09:49:33

After 10 years of archaeological investigations, researchers have concluded that Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify the peoples of Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference between eastern and western Britain.

Summer Solstice 2012: What You Need To Know
2012-06-20 09:13:59

Wednesday June 20, 2012 is the longest day of the year; the one day with more sunlight hours than any other day in the calendar year; it is also the first day of summer and is known as the Summer Solstice.

Be Prepared For Manhattanhenge! May 29-20
2012-05-29 13:22:16

On Tuesday evening, residences and onlookers in Manhattan will be treated to a sunset spectacle known as Manhattanhenge.

2011-12-23 01:45:00

Roadfish.com has released its annual 6 ways to enjoy the winter solstice list.

2011-12-22 08:00:00

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Latest winter solstice Reference Libraries

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2011-06-20 11:32:36

The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which the Summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Ecliptic -- The ecliptic is the geometric plane that contains the orbit of the Earth. The orbits of most planets in the Solar System lie very close to it. Seen from the Earth, this is the great circle on the celestial sphere that contains the different positions of the Sun relative to the background stars throughout the year, and most planets can be seen close this circle. The zodiac also lies along the plane of the ecliptic. Because there are about 365.25 days in a year and 360...

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