NZ0498 : Simonside Solar Observatory!

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Great Tosson, Northumberland, Great Britain

Simonside Solar Observatory!
Simonside Solar Observatory!
The alignment of the long hole through this huge boulder below The Beacon has led to speculation that it was set up deliberately to track the sun. The hole looks to me to probably have a more natural origin; but then I haven't seen the setting sun over Yarnspath Law, 23 km distant in the Cheviot Hills NT8813, shining through it on the Summer Solstice.
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Saturday, 7 March, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0461 9866 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:16.9231N 1:55.7383W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0461 9866
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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