Winter officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere at 11:28 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. That's the home of the account's creator, web developer and npm CTO Laurie Voss.
Winter may just be getting started, but if you're ready for more sunlight, you won't have much longer to wait.
You may have noticed the sun deeper toward the southern horizon through the fall.
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"If you live 23.5 degree south of the equator (the Tropic of Capricorn), the sun will pass straight overhead at noon on December 21, and people south of that will have their shortest noontime shadows of the year", Schneider says. In the Southern Hemisphere, that day is the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. The winter solstice happens because the Earth is tilted which causes our seasons. Northerners spend most of the longest solar day of the year facing away from the Sun in the cold of a winter's night. As the solstice approaches, the tilt of the earth lines up with the carefully crafted entrance tunnel to allow the sunset's rays to pierce through the mound to the back wall.
The summer solstice Google Doodle is visible to users in the Southern HemisphereIs December 21 the summer solstice in the Southern Hemisphere?
Although the solstice marks the shortest day, it's usually not the coldest day of the year. But that's nearly a minute longer than the shortest solar day, which occurs in mid-September around the time of the equinox. Sunrise was at 8.03am GMT and sunset is at 3.53pm.
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The word "solstice" comes from the Latin words sol sistere, which means "sun standing still".
"It's an ad hoc celebration that brings together England's New Age Tribes (neo-druids, neo-pagans, Wiccans) with ordinary families, tourists, travelers and party people - 100's of them!" This will give us our longest day.
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