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The Lodge at Chaa Creek is now accepting bookings for a new Belize Summer Solstice Wellness vacation package, which combines health and wellbeing with an exploration of Belize’s rich Maya heritage
Polly Campbell shares three ways to develop a spiritual practice on PsychCentral. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 I
Solar Foundation Award Recipients to be Honored at Event in Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit research and
Throughout Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, an area filled with ancient Mayan temples, ruins, and ethnic traditions, this past week’s summer solstice of 2013 took on a different significance with
Wednesday June 20, 2012 is the longest day of the year; the one day with more sunlight hours than any other day in the calendar year; it is also the first day of summer and is known as the Summer Solstice.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 marks the Summer Solstice.
ESPANOLA, N.M., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3HO Foundation and Yogi Tea recently sponsored the 23rd annual International Peace Prayer Day at Ram Das Puri near Espanola, New Mexico.
The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23Â° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which the Summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with...
Ecliptic -- The ecliptic is the geometric plane that contains the orbit of the Earth. The orbits of most planets in the Solar System lie very close to it. Seen from the Earth, this is the great circle on the celestial sphere that contains the different positions of the Sun relative to the background stars throughout the year, and most planets can be seen close this circle. The zodiac also lies along the plane of the ecliptic. Because there are about 365.25 days in a year and 360...
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.