Happy Solstice!

A happy winter solstice (or summer solstice in the southern hemisphere) to all!

A previous winter in a previous place…

Read about the winter solstice in Wikipedia.

This yearthere is a rare full moon, and total lunar eclipse at the winter solstice on late Dec. 20th /early Dec. 21st. For a great time chart and graphics go here, or to NASA.

Winter solstice at Newgrange in Ireland:

http://www.newgrange.com/winter-solstice-10.htm

http://www.knowth.com/winter-solstice.htm

Winter solstice at Stonehenge, Great Britain:

http://blog.stonehenge-stone-circle.co.uk/2010/09/22/stonehenge-winter-solstice-22nd-december-2010/

Dana WiyningerHappy Solstice!