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    KUMANOVO, NORTH MACEDONIA-21JUNE:Macedonians look at the first ray of sunrise thought the astronomical stone markers at the ancient megalith observatory of Kokino, North Macedonia, early 21 June 2022, the day of the Summer solstice. The observatory used the method of stationary observation, marking positions of the sun at the winter and summer solstice, as well as the equinox. The ancient astronomic observatory, located about 80 km north-east of Skopje, dates back more than 4.000 years. Kokino has been nominated to be included on UNESCO's World Heritage Site list. The importance of the site was confirmed by US space agency NASA, which placed it on its list of ancient observatories. Today also is a International Yoga Day.