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Azimuth angles of major Sun events

Sun Event

Sunrise

Sunset

Spring Equinox

89º 11'

270º 57'

Summer Solstice

47º 14'

312º 37'

Autumn Equinox

89º 34'

270º 02'

Winter Solstice

130º 44'

229º 10'

Note: These positions were calculated using SkyMap (v3.6) and are accurate for the Boyne Valley area. They will only be approximate for other latitudes. Also, azimuths will vary according to elevation and altitude.

Zodiac positions of major sun events

3200BC 2000AD

Spring Equinox

Taurus

Spring Equinox

Pisces

Summer Solstice

Leo

Summer Solstice

Gemini

Autumn Equinox

Scorpio

Autumn Equinox

Virgo

Winter Solstice

Aquarius

Winter Solstice

Sagittarius

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