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The winter solstice (or hibernal solstice), also known as midwinter, is an astronomical phenomenon marking the day with the shortest period of daylight and the ...


Solstices are opposite on either side of the equator, so the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere is the summer solstice in the Southern Hemisphere and ...


In the Northern Hemisphere, the December Solstice is the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year.


The December Solstice is either on Dec 20, 21, 22 or 23. It is the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the Summer Solstice in the Southern ...


Dec 19, 2017 ... Sunlight on Earth, on the day of the winter solstice. The north polar region of Earth is in 24-hour darkness, while the south polar region is in ...


Dec 20, 2016 ... The rising sun aligns with structures at the Temple of Karnak in Luxor, Egypt, during the winter solstice, as seen on December 22, 2015.


When is the first day of winter 2017? Get the winter solstice date, time, facts, folklore, and more, from The Old Farmer's Almanac.


Dec 20, 2016 ... The Charnwood Grove of Druids gather for a public winter solstice ritual on Beacon Hill near Loughborough, Britain December 18, 2016.


Winter Solstice has been celebrated in cultures the world over for thousands of years. This start of the solar year is a celebration of Light and the rebirth of the ...