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How can I watch Winter Solstice 2021 from Newgrange and Stonehenge online?

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The winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon that marks the shortest day and the longest night of the year.

It was first streamed on the internet at Newgrange in 2007.

The 2007 Winter Solstice webcast from Newgrange was broadcast on the mornings of Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd December 2007.

The conditions were excellent on the morning of the 21st, the rising sun illuminated the passage and chamber between 8:58am and 9:15am GMT.

What is Winter Solstice?

It is a historically significant event in the field of astronomy as it marks the start of winter, which lasts until the spring equinox in March. The winter solstice happens when the northern hemisphere of the Earth is tilted as far away from the sun as possible.

When is Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year 2021?

The winter solstice falls on December 21 every year in the northern hemisphere and means we have the shortest amount of daylight for any day that calendar year. 

How is Winter Solstice celebrated at Newgrange?

Most people come together at Newgrange on Winter Solstice morning. While the chosen few who have won the lottery will be inside at sunrise, others gaze, sing and dance as they celebrate the occasion.

Where is Newgrange located?

Newgrange is located in Meath, Ireland.

Where is Stonehenge located?

Stonehenge is located on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England.

How can I watch Winter Solstice 2021 from Newgrange and Stonehenge online?

The English Heritage, charity managing the monument built 4,500 years ago, will host a Livestream for the 2021 winter solstice.

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