Winter Solstice At Stonehenge

Winter solstice has come and gone. On to the lengthening days! The winter solstice is marked by the smallest amount of daylight during the year, but not necessarily the coldest day. That tends to happen a month or so later,…

Winter Solstice – The Shortest/Longest Day Of The Year – And So Much More…

It happens every year between December 20th and the 23rd, the first day of winter – the Winter Solstice – and this year it falls on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:11 UTC. This is a time when the sun…

Winter Solstice: Prepare For A Really Long Night

Saturday night, Dec. 21st will be the longest night of the year — it will be Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. This means that North America will get only 9 hours and 32 minutes of sunshine as the night…