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The summer solstice occurs when a planet's rotational axis, in either northern or southern hemispheres, is most inclined toward the star that it orbits. Earth's ...

June Solstice - Summer and Winter Solstice - Timeanddate.com


June (summer) solstice is June 20, 21 or 22. Longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere shortest (winter solstice) in Southern Hemisphere. Local times ...

First Day of Summer 2017 Solstice Dates Times Photos | The Old ...


When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date -- plus, solstice facts and folklore!

Summer Solstice for Kids - Fact Monster


In the summer, around June 20 or 21, we experience the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year. And in the winter, December 21 or 22 is the ...

Summer solstice | Define Summer solstice at Dictionary.com


Summer solstice definition, the solstice on or about June 21st that marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. See more.

Summer Solstice Feature - SRH Home


Jun 6, 2016 ... The summer solstice occurs at the moment the earth's tilt toward the sun is at a maximum. Therefore, on the day of the summer solstice, the sun ...

Summer Solstice 2016 Arrives Today: Facts to Know About the ...


Jun 20, 2016 ... The summer solstice arrives tonight night. What exactly does this mean?

What Is The Summer Solstice? 9 Facts About The Longest Day Of ...


Jun 6, 2016 ... With spring coming to close, it's time to welcome the wonderful season of summer . And with such a pivotal moment coming up, you might be ...

Summer solstice 2016: First day of summer brings 'strawberry moon ...


Jun 21, 2016 ... The summer solstice is the longest day of the year - the day in which we can enjoy approximately 17 hours of daylight. It might seem like good ...

Happy summer: The solstice is Monday - USA Today


Jun 20, 2016 ... The summer solstice — the annual moment at which the sun is the highest it ever gets in the sky — occurs Monday at 6:34 p.m. ET.

The Summer Solstice The June solstice is known as the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and the winter solstice the southern hemisphere. The date varies between June 20 and June 22, depending on the year.
The Summer Solstice was Monday, June 20, 2016 in the northern hemisphere this year.
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11 Things About the June Solstice - Timeanddate.com


In the Northern Hemisphere, where it is the longest day of the year in terms of daylight, the June Solstice is also called the Summer Solstice. In the Southern ...

Things to notice at the June solstice | Tonight | EarthSky


Jun 20, 2016 ... This solstice brings the northernmost sun for the year, as seen from around ... The latest sunset doesn't come on the day of the summer solstice.

summer solstice | astronomy | Britannica.com


Summer solstice, the two moments during the year when the path of the Sun in the sky is farthest north in the Northern Hemisphere (June 20 or 21) or farthest ...