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What is the solstice?

The solstices are when the Sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator; the point in the apparent path of the Sun at which the Sun is farthest south of the equa (MORE)

What is solstice?

There are two solstices in a year, a summer soltice and a winter  soltice. The summer solstice is celebrated on the longest day of  the year while the winter solstice is cel (MORE)

What is an solstice?

a solstice is a time when the sun reaches the point where it is lowest and highest at noon and longest and shortest day. solstice The two days of the year on which the sun rea (MORE)

What is antonym of solstice?

Answer: The opposite of a solstice is an equinox. Non-technical explanation: The solstices are the longest day and longest night of the year. Equinoxes are the days of e (MORE)
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Why do they call a solstice a solstice?

Using a little bit of etymology (history of words) we can break down the word a little. Sol - stice. The word Sol is in relation to the sun. The summer and winter SOLstices a (MORE)

What are and when are the solstices?

The solstices are the longest and shortest days of the year; there are always two every year. In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice (longest day) is usually June 20 (MORE)