Still Images
Maeshowe December 1998 - January 1999


Sunset in Maeshowe
30 January 1999

The sun first shone onto the north wall of the passage, progressed across the passage floor, and then just into the chamber, before the sun disappeared from the passage.  In a similar way to the sunset on 19 January reflection from the wet entry passage caused brilliant illumination of the chamber.  

Pictures were taken on a Kodak DC50 digital camera, on loan from David Griffith of Orknet.  Many thanks for this very helpful gesture.

 

Reflected light in Maeshowe 15;13:06

More reflected light 15:13:32

Light in the passage and on the floor 15:17:08

The chamber was brilliantly lit 15:20:22

Maximum extent of beam 15:22:18

Reflected light illuminates the back chamber 15:23:44

Light fading 15:24:34

Still light on the floor 15:25:32

Last of beam on floor 15:26:38

Reflected glow in passage 15:28:54 .


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