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Old 12-24-2007, 02:25 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Basjoos, you are not only an inspiration to aero freaks, but a font of historic ritual trivia too.

I can't help but think that as people first clued in to the progression of the sun through the seasons, they were probably pretty freaked out when they first realized it was "going away" after June 21(ish).

The first solar observation after the winter solstice would have been a massive "PHEW!!" moment ... definitely worthy of celebration.
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