Image at top: Oliver Nagy made this cool image between the June and December solstices in 2014. The camera was fixed to a single spot for the entire exposure time, and it continuously recorded the sun's path as glowing trails across the sky. The breaks and gaps between the lines are caused by clouds. Thanks, Oliver!
If you're in the Northern Hemisphere, the June solstice is your signal to celebrate summer. If you're in the Southern Hemisphere, winter starts at this solstice. This 201
Keep reading for some quick info that will help you connect with nature at this June solstice 2019.
Solstice brings extremes of daylight and darkness Earth's orbit around the sun – and tilt on its axis – has brought us to a place in space where our world's Northern Hemisphere has its time of greatest daylight: its longest day and shortest night. Meanwhile, the June solstice brings the shortest day and the longest night south of the equator
The June solstice gives us the year's northernmost sunrise and northernmost sunset. The northernmost sunrise and sunset deliver the year's longest daylight to the Northern Hemisphere but the shortest period of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere. North of the Arctic Circle, the sun neither rises nor sets but stays above the horizon for 24 hours around the clock. (19459010) below the horizon for 24 hours
In the Northern Hemisphere, the noontime shadows are shorter at this solstice On this solstice, the sun takes its most northerly path across the sky for the year. It's the year's highest sun, seen from the Tropic of Cancer and all places north. So your noontime shadow is shortest.
In the Southern Hemisphere, the opposite is true. This solstice marks the lowest sun and the longest shadow of the noontime for those in the southern part of Earth's globe.
Bottom line: Some quick info that will help you connect with nature at the June solstice 2019!
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All you need to know: June solstice 2019