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On the night of the Summer Solstice, large numbers of people gather at Stonehenge to celebrate the rising sun. Throughout the night, revelers dance amoungst the stones to the sound of a chorus of drums. At times the celebration resembles an acoustic drum-n-bass rave.

The central stones of the henge are called the 'Bluestones' although in natural light they appear more grey. During the night of the Summer Solstice, they are floodlit (partly for safety reasons) turning them a deep blue colour. The moon can also seen setting in the background.


Keywords: Summer Solstice, Stonehenge, Rave, dancing, moonlight


Photograph © Andrew Dunn, 20 June 2005.
Website: http://www.andrewdunnphoto.com/
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Camera location51° 10′ 43.91″ N, 1° 49′ 34.37″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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