15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice from 15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice

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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice

Summer solstice, which falls on June 20, 2016, is the longest day of the year above the equator. The day is also the official day of summer – it begins at 6:34 p.m. EDT. The astronomical event is also the turning point after which the sun starts rising later and setting earlier.

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