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| Bwllch Cerrig Duon Barrow |
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|Description ||This is looking East, from the top of the mound. This is taken in August,this is a very rare clear early morning sky,with the mist in the valleys instead of it's usual spot hiding the hilltops. At this time of year the sun's rising position is on it's way to it's Winter home. It's moving quite quickly now, about 1/2 degree further South a day , rising to about a degree at the Equinox, and then slowing to nothing at the Winter Solstice, in the South East, before then swinging around back towards the North again, till it reaches it's Summer Solstice position, in the North East,when the cycle will repeat.|
The speed of daily change can be likened to the change in speed of a pendulum, with the lowest and fastest part of the swing occuring at the Equinox's,and the Solstices at the opposite and slowest ends of the same swing.
The reason I am posting this is because of this mounds relationship with the Sun.
The peaks in the centre are Pen y Fan on the left and Corn Ddu on the right. The highest Mountains in Southern Britain. Their size and shape are crucial to understanding this mound, and the people who engineered it.
| Thanks Cerrig, I've just had a thorough education!|
| I will be asking questions later. |
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