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Loughcrew Equinox - September 2007

Misty Dwan at Loughcrew
It was a misty dawn on the 22nd September 2007 at Loughcrew


Waiting for the Sun
A gathering of 60 people and one dog waiting for the sun to break through.


Equinox Sunrise at Loughcrew
The sun did eventually break through the morning mist to illuminate the backstone.


Enjoying the Eqinox Sunrise
Raymond Manley enjoying the Equinox Sunrise.

 

Images of the September 2006 Equinox
by Ken Williams of ShadowsandStone.com
The Backstone of Cairn T
The Backstone of Cairn T illuminated by the equinox sun.


     


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Equinox Sunrise at the Gossan Stones

 


Video of Loughcrew Spring Equinox

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Equinox at Loughcrew
As the sun rises in the sky the beam of light moves across and down the backstone.


Loughcrew - Equinox Sunbeam
Sunbeam moving from the backstone to the sill stone and the stones in the main chamber

Video of the Spring Equinox 2005 which has been compressed from 50 minutes to 40 seconds. The file is just under 2mb in size and is in WMV format (Windows Media Video).

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