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The Summer Solstice
Sunday, June 21, 2015 in the northern hemisphere
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.

Summer solstice


The summer solstice occurs during a hemisphere's summer. This is the northern solstice in the northern hemisphere and the southern solstice in the southern ...

First Day of Summer 2015 Solstice Dates Times Photos | The Old ...


When is the first day of summer 2015? Get the solstice date and time. Plus, free summertime ecards, folklore, and more!

June solstice 2015 brings northernmost sun | Tonight | EarthSky


We use the beautiful photo above in honor of the upcoming June solstice. It's from one of our favorite sky photographers, Dan Bush. What … solstice time ...

The June Solstice is upon us. Summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere and winter begins in the Southern Hemisphere on Sunday, June 21, at precisely 1:45 a.m. More »
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Everything you need to know: June solstice 2015 | Astronomy ...


Jun 21, 2013 ... It's that beautiful time of year again in the N. Hemisphere, when the June solstice - your signal to celebrate summer - is upon us.

First official day of summer: Questions and answers about the year's ...


Jun 21, 2015 ... This year's solstice, considered the start of summer, is at 12:39 p.m. today.

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 - Infoplease


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, ...

Summer Solstice -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy


In the northern hemisphere, the longest day of the year (near June 22) when the Sun is farthest north. In the southern hemisphere, winter and summer solstices ...

Popular Q&A
Q: When will perihelion coincide with the June solstice?
A: Precession is the answer. It involves the Milankovitch cycles. There are three. Orbital eccentricity (100,000 years), axial degree tilt (41,000 years), and prec... Read More »
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Q: Where is the sun during the june solstice?
A: The June solstice occurs when the sun is at its furthest point from the equator – it reaches its northernmost point and the Earth’s North Pole tilts directly to... Read More »
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Q: What is occurring in the northern hemisphere during the June sols...
A: things. Read More »
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Q: Why is the June solstice associated with the southern hemisphere ...
A: The summer solstice occurs either June 20 or 21, when the sun shines directly over the tropic of Cancer in the Southern Read More »
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Q: How many daylight hours are in the northern hemisphere on the Jun...
A: It depends on your latitude. The higher your latitude, the more hours of daylight there will be each day. Above the arctic circle, there will be 24 hours of day... Read More »
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