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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.
On Tuesday evening, residences and onlookers in Manhattan will be treated to a sunset spectacle known as Manhattanhenge.
For the first countdown event of the London 2012 Festival partygoers at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay will receive a special digital extra to add to their celebrations. (PRWEB)
Roadfish.com has released its annual 6 ways to enjoy the winter solstice list.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 marks the Summer Solstice.
Hundreds of Lights, Live Music and Holiday Activities Create a Festive Occasion at the Garden Naples, FL (Vocus) December 7, 2010 On December 16, 2010 Naples Botanical Garden begins its annual Winter Solstice Celebration, sponsored by Home-Tech, from 6-8 p.m.
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...
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