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The Goseck circle is considered to be the #oldest sun #observatory in the world and lies on the same latitude as the #Stonehenge. It’s situated in the state of Saxony-Anhalt in #Germany. It has a set of concentric ditches which are 75 meters across and two #palisade rings containing gates in places aligned with #sunrise and #sunset on the solstice days. So if you are in #Saxony-Anhalt, make sure to visit this #historic #structure.

Serpent Mound - The most famous of all such (effigy) mounds is the Great Serpent Mound in Adams County, 1,330 feet in length along its coils and averaging three feet in height. The head of the serpent is aligned to the summer solstice sunset and the coils also may point to the winter solstice sunrise and the equinox sunrise. Today, visitors may walk along a footpath surrounding the serpent and experience the mystery and power of this monumental effigy.

The famous Serpent Mound in Ohio from Google maps. The serpent rests on a steep bluff that was caused by a meteor strike. The Serpents head is aligned to the summer solstice sunset. The Serpent also faces the confluence of 3 streams, has 3 bends in the body and the tail coils 3 times. The length of the serpent is 1332 feet long or 666 X 2. 3 was a magical number of the Adena mound builders. Many of their mounds are in groups of 3. Just up the road at Fort Hill is a large hilltop…

Tonight the full moon will rise on the summer solstice for the first time in nearly 70 years. Find out when to see this and more celestial events this… - National Geographic

The Hill of Tara, known as Temair in gaeilge, was once the ancient seat of power in Ireland – 142 kings are said to have reigned there in prehistoric and historic times.