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Stonehenge and the Moon

Duration: 05:42

It has been long thought that Stonehenge was used to try and chart the movements of the Moon. The Sky at Night team demonstrate how this might work. Dr Clive Ruggles, an astronomer who specialises in ancient civilisations, helps out.

Available since: Tue 23 Jul 2013

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The Sky at Night Solstice

The team join in the solstice revelry at Stonehenge and launch the Moore Moon Marathon.

First broadcast: 08 Jul 2013

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