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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_solstice

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 longest night of the year. .... Thus, many observations are of the day of the solstice rather than the instant. This is often done by observing the sunrise and sunset or ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/21/today-is-winter-solstice-this-is-how-many-hours-of-daylight-youll-get

Dec 21, 2016 ... One thing I didn't truly understand about northwest Minnesota before moving out here is just how far north it really is. At a latitude of roughly ...

www.timeanddate.com/calendar/december-solstice.html

It is the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. ... marks the exact opposite, the day of the year with fewest hours of daylight. ... Many saw this as a prophecy of the end of the world.

www.timeanddate.com/calendar/june-solstice.html

Longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere shortest (winter solstice) in ... it reaches the point where the length of daylight is about 12 hours and eight to ...

www.timeanddate.com/calendar/ten-things-december-solstice.html

In the Northern Hemisphere, the December Solstice is the winter solstice and the ... see a rapid increase in daylight hours compared to if you're in the more southern ... Many cultures around the world hold feasts and celebrate holidays around ...

earthsky.org/?p=2951

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 24-hour daylight. Gif via ... Many people notice this, and ask about it. The key to ...

newsfeed.time.com/2013/12/21/5-things-to-know-about-the-winter-solstice

Dec 21, 2013 ... The winter solstice serves a turning point in many cultures, which is why it ... North America will only see nine hours and 32 minutes of daylight ...

www.alaska.org/advice/shortest-day-in-alaska

On the Winter Solstice, here's how much sunlight you can expect in four Alaskan destinations.

www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/winter-solstice-2016-when-december-21-shortest-day-of-year-how-long-a7484126.html

Dec 19, 2016 ... The Winter solstice will soon be upon us. ... Daylight on Wednesday will last just seven hours, 49 minutes and 41 seconds – almost nine .... The Solstice is a moment of hope to many people who suffer from seasonal affective ...