Solstice = Astronomical event that happens twice each year when the Sun’s apparent position in the sky, as viewed from Earth, reaches its northernmost or southernmost extremes.
June 21 or 22 – The darkest night of the year in the southern hemisphere and the longest day of the year in the north.
December 21 or 22 – The darkest night of the year in the northern hemisphere and the longest day of the year in the south.
Solstice coming up December 21 … Details: https://t.co/Y2OYdC2I2t
It arrives December 21 at 16:28 UTC
— EarthSky (@earthskyscience) December 17, 2017
Yesterday's Summer Solstice Pageant at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais. pic.twitter.com/e9oTOAjcFK
— Bryan Hansel (@bryanhansel) June 24, 2018
Artist Joe Pachack and the community of Bluff litterally and artistically #StandWithBearsEars. This year's sculpture of a Bear Dance will be burned, per our town tradition, on the Solstice, Dec. 21. pic.twitter.com/pSbE8cDM0H
— joshewing (@joshewing) December 13, 2017
The longest day of the year! Happy hot-as-hell Summer Solstice to all our desert friends & friends of the desert. 🌞🌵🌄 pic.twitter.com/p9iugquj1O
— DESERT ORACLE (@Desert_Oracle) June 21, 2017