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08-22-2016, 07:10 AM
<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/scotlands-ancient-stone-circles-built-align-solstice-sun-121357231.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/3SyAnmnJsZa6ofNByy.HDw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3NfbGVnbztmaT1maWxsO2g9ODY7cT03NTt3PT EzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/News/LiveScience.com/stenness-stone-circle.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Scotland&#039;s Ancient Stone Circles Built to Align with Solstice Sun" align="left" title="Scotland&#039;s Ancient Stone Circles Built to Align with Solstice Sun" border="0" /></a>Scientists have statistically proven that two 5,000-year-old stone circles located on islands in Scotland have a series of astronomical alignments that ancient builders intentionally created. The circles also align with the moon during a "major lunar standstill," an event that happens once every 18.6 years. During a major lunar standstill (the next one will occur in 2025), the moon can move through the sky at points that appear very high or very lowon the horizon.</p><br clear="all"/>

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