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Maen Llia[700 x 525 jpg]
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|Description ||1 day before the date of the Equinox. The sun had been hidden till it had risen this high by thick cloud, and then showed intermittently until the mist had finally burnt off. |
The sunrise position would have been about 1 sun diameter to the left of the stone's point here. A line drawn from this point through the sun is the angle that it follows as it rises into the sky.
2 things here are important in the understanding of this site, and probably other sites too;
Maen Llia's North facing slope is shaped to match the angle of elevation of the sun's path at the Equinox.
The sun can be seen at it's proper size, without glare and without eye protection, when viewed through just the right amount of atmospheric filtering.
| Good observation Cerrig, and nice atmospheric pic. Thanks.|
| beautiful shot cerrig|
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