Summer solstice at Stonehenge

Summer solstice at Stonehenge

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AMESBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Revellers gather to celebrate the arrival of the midsummer dawn at the megalithic monument of Stonehenge on June 20, 2013 near Amesbury, England. Despite cloudy skies, thousands of revellers gathered at the 5,000 year old stone circle in Wiltshire to see the sunrise on the Summer Solstice dawn. The solstice sunrise marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Posted on June 21, 2013 at 12:44 PM

Updated Friday, Jun 21 at 3:30 PM

AMESBURY, England -- Revellers gathered as druids, pagans and revellers to celebrate the summer solstice at the megalithic monument of Stonehenge on June 21, 2013 near Amesbury, England.

Despite cloudy skies, thousands of revellers gathered at the 5,000 year old stone circle in Wiltshire to see the sunrise on the Summer Solstice dawn.

The solstice sunrise marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

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