Astronomical applications of the Newgrange passage-grave/tomb.

This 5,500 word response goes into great detail on the Newgrange, Stone Age, passage tomb in Ireland. More specifically, the response discusses possible astronomical applications Newgrange may have, much similar to those of Stonehenge. It also talks about Newgrange's physical layout above and below ground, its location, records of its discovery, re-discovery and escavation, as well as the artwork within its passages and similarities to myth and legend. Finally, this response goes into several theories of what Newgrange was used for, and talks about its significance with the Winter Solstace.

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