Summer Solstice Newswire

Summer Solstice Newswire

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  1. 'Look for something white'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | High Country News

    ... - except that it's nearly midnight, and the ocean is encased in ice. I say something about this being the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and the women look at me blankly. The longest day of the year means nothing where the sun never ...

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  2. The March EquinoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | San Fernando Sun

    ... short in the winter. The longest day each year is when the tilt is most towards the sun. This is called the summer solstice, or the first day of summer. The shortest day is the winter solstice, or the first day of winter. Twice a year, Earth's tilt ...

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  3. The Universe from your own back yard - Summer Solstice - a day like none otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... Saturn on the 18th, but for a good reason. On the afternoon of June 20th, at precisely 4:33:39 Yorkton time, Summer Solstice will occur in the northern hemisphere. On the Solstice, the Sun will be in the sky for 16 hours, 35 minutes and 6 seconds, ...

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  4. Weather where you live: Longer days mean spring is nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | This Week Community News

    ... go for a walk, jog or ride a bike before dusk. The sunset will be about two minutes later each day until the summer solstice -- the longest day of the year -- in late June. * Meteorological spring. The new season begins March 1 in the meteorological ...

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  5. Commentary: Praise to the prognosticating Punxsutawney PhilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... do. So Midsummer's Eve, another pre-Christian holiday captured so wonderfully by Shakespeare, occurs on the summer solstice, now the beginning of summer. But way back when, the solstice was the midway point of the season. Portions of that ancient ...

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  6. Capricorn 2017 - Organized Responsible Earth SpiritsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Aquarius Papers

    ... they were enjoying the beach! According to Rudhyar, the power of the collective grows in strength from the Summer Solstice until the Winter Solstice, after which it begins to wane. This is the situation for the Northern Hemisphere, and of course is ...

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  7. $24,000 Donation in Cards for Alzheimer's AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Noozhawk

    On the longest day of 2016 - June 20 - card-game enthusiasts filled 24 tables of four and celebrated the Summer Solstice by playing bridge at the Santa Barbara Bridge Center for 13 hours to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association during Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month - raising well over $24,000. The Santa Barbara Bridge Center is a sanctioned club of the American Contract Bridge League .

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  8. June Gardening Ideas: What to PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2008 | Southern Accents

    ... try a continuous slow-release fertilizer such as Dynamite Organic All-Purpose 10-2-8. Garden Journal The summer solstice comes on June 20, heralding the beginning of summer. If the heat has not been enough of a reminder of the season, take a moment ...

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  9. Waitangi Regional Park's Longest DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Scoop

    Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust is using the summer solstice to mark points of sunrise and sunset on the new compass platform in Waitangi Regional Park. The summer solstice - the longest day of the year - was approximately midnight on Wednesday this week.

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  10. Sherwood's Notebook: Gifts for DC PoliticiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | NBC Washington

    ... day of the year, with only about nine hours and eight minutes of daylight. The days will lengthen until the summer solstice on June 21, 2017, the longest day of the year. The absence of sun is blamed for moodiness, sleep disruption, vitamin D ...

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  11. Winter solstice arrives: Here's what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | CBS News

    ... leading to what we experience as the change of seasons in the middle to higher latitudes of the globe. The summer solstice is Wednesday's counterpart. Here, people cool off in the Pacific Ocean during a record-setting heat wave on the day of the ...

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  12. Winter Solstice occurs today, meaning the 1st Day of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... to equal day and night when we come to the Spring Equinox. The longest day of the year then occurs on the Summer Solstice when the longest amount of daylight then occurs. What the Winter Solstice really means is that the suns rays are at its ...

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  13. Solstice! Why Northern Hemisphere gets first official day of winter.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... towards the sun, until the longest day of the year occurs on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, also known as the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. Yet due to the Earth's tilt, as the Northern Hemisphere tilts away from the sun , the Southern ...

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  14. Thousands gather at Stonehenge to celebrate the winter solsticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | ITV

    ... of the year as the stones are aligned to the sunset of the winter solstice and the opposing sunrise of the summer solstice. Some experts believe the winter solstice was more important to our ancient ancestors than the summer solstice as the longest ...

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  15. Winter solstice explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Happy winter solstice! December 21 marks the official start to astronomical winter. This is the shortest day of the year for the Northern Hemisphere, a full 6 hours and 37 minutes shorter than the longest day of the year, which is the summer solstice on June 20. Sunset will be at 4:18 p.m. leaving us with just 8 hours and 52 minutes of daylight.

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  16. Winter Solstice: A look at the solar system's north polesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Planetary Society

    ... from an orbiter. These days Cassini is giving us frequent passes over Saturn's sunlit north pole (near its summer solstice, in fact), and views of its striking north polar hexagon. As spring has come to the north poles of the Saturn system, Cassini ...

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  17. Google welcomes the arrival of winter -- and summer -- with new DoodlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | UPI

    ... and the longest day of the year for the southern hemisphere," Google writes of the seasonal change. "The summer solstice is named for the brief time when the sun appears to pause its movement across the sky. At that moment, the tilt and rotation of ...

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  18. Winter solstice heralds Christmas Day and start of winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    ... and around the world, people have long taken note of the winter solstice along with its counterpart, the summer solstice marking the "return" of the sun on what is also the longest day of the year on June 21. On that day, the sun will rise at its ...

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  19. What is the summer solstice? Welcome to December 21, the longest day of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Wednesday will mark New Zealand's longest day of the year, the summer solstice. Derived from latin, "solstice" means a standing still of the sun.

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  20. Google's dueling doodles return to mark new season(s) - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | CNET News.com

    ... coin, story, etc., the story is different on the other side of the world. In the Southern Hemisphere, the Summer Solstice marks the longest day of the year below the equator and traditionally warmer weather. Google's family of stones is rolling into ...

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