The trials, tribulations and small triumphs of an Indiana astronomer.
Monday, June 1, 2015
I am in the UK for a family vacation. The first stop had to be Stonehenge, a sophisticated, prehistoric observatory. The stones are truly awe-inspiring and it was a real privilege to be able to get access to the interior of the circle.
Brooding over Salisbury Plain is one of the world's oldest astronomical observatory
The Heel Stone. The sun rises directly over it on the Summer Solstice