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The June solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere & the shortest day in the Southern Hemisphere. The Sun seems to stand still for a moment before it

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The June solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere & the shortest day in the Southern Hemisphere. The Sun seems to stand still for a moment before it

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Stonehenge - Visited here one day before the Summer Solstice, June 20, 2012. All around they were finalizing preparations for an onslaught of Solstice visitors - lights, concessions etc. Crazy. JB

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June 20, 2016-Earth’s orbit around the sun – and tilt on its axis – have 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 longest night south of the equator.