Summer Solstice: Why the days will shorten from here on out (+video) Summer Solstice: Summer is officially here with Wednesday's solstice, making today the longest day of the year, and, at least for those in the American Northeast, one of the hottest so far. Summer Solstice: Why the days will shorten from here on out Summer Solstice: Summer is officially here with Wednesday's solstice, making today the longest day of the year, and, at least for those in the American Northeast, one of the hottest so far. Summer solstice is signal for summer camp packing frenzy Summer solstice is the first day of the rest of your summer – and kids headed to camp start thinking how to squeeze into the two-piece bathing suits and past the dress codes, whether to leave the cell phone and makeup behind. A new survey shows that many camps want kids to leave most of it at home. Summer Solstice 2012: Why It's the Year's Longest Day Summer officially kicks off today, with the solstice marking the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Summer Solstice: 8 Sunny Ways to Celebrate Wednesday, June 20, is the summer solstice, the official beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. It's also the longest day of the year by a fraction of a second. Beat the Heat That the Summer Solstice Brings and Stay Cool With Budget Blinds ORANGE, CA-- - The summer solstice on June 20th not only marks the longest day of the year, but also the harbinger of what is expected to be one of the hottest summers on record for most of the country. ... Shall I compare thee to a summer's solstice? | Bad Astronomy Today, June 20, at 23:09 UTC (7:09 p.m. Eastern US time), the Earth's north pole will be tipped over toward the Sun as far as it can for the year. There are other ways to describe it — the Sun reaches its maximum declination, its annual northern movement in the sky peaks, it's the longest day of the year — but most folks just call it the summer solstice. You can use this event to measure your ... Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade 2012 Summer is officially here and Santa Barbara is ushering in the season with a huge celebration. The Summer Solstice Parade and Festival. An estimated 100,000 spectators from around the world came in to enjoy the three day Summer Solstice Festival. Big Controversy in 2012: When is the Actual Date for Summer Solstice This Year? LONDON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Summer Solstice is conventionally set on June 21 st . Astronomically speaking June 20 th seems to be the actual date this year. While science debates over the date, ... Happy Summer Solstice! 7 ways to trim your summer energy bill. Summer solstice is today, bringing along with it the longest stretch of daylight in the calendar year. In a fitting debut for the summer season, too, a heat wave is spreading across much of the eastern United States this week. Temperatures are expected to reach the high 90's in Chicago , New York , and Boston . Flipping on the air conditioner means energy use will climb right along with the ...
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