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 ...
In many time zones in the Northern Hemisphere, June 20, 2016, will be the
longest day of the year. Here are 11 facts you might not know about the June
When is the first day of summer 2016? Get the solstice date and time.
At the summer solstice, the Sun travels the longest path through the sky, and that
day therefore has the most daylight. When the summer solstice happens in the ...
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 appears at its ...
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 ...
5 days ago ... 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 ...
June 21 is the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and marks the
beginning of summer for the earth north of the equator.
Solstice comes from the Latin (sol, sun; sistit, stands). For several days before
and after each solstice, the sun appears to stand still in the sky—that is, ...
6 days ago ... Look up at the moon on June 20, and you may be witnessing something that has
not been seen in decades. That night, depending on your ...