Monday, June 19, 2017

First Day of Summer 2017

Definition of solstice

  1. 1:  either of the two points on the ecliptic at which its distance from the celestial equator is greatest and which is reached by the sun each year about June 21 and December 21
  2. 2:  the time of the sun's passing a solstice which occurs about June 21 to begin summer in the northern hemisphere and about December 21 to begin winter in the northern hemisphere…/first-day-summer-summer-solstice…

When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date—plus, solstice facts and folklore from The Old Farmer's Almanac!

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