Tuesday, January 10, 2017

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About The Winter Solstice

The winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere this is the December solstice and in the Southern Hemisphere this is the June solstice.

Amid the whirl of the holiday season, many are vaguely aware of the approach of the winter solstice, but how much do you really know about it? Whether you're a fan of winter or just wish it would go away, here are 10 things to note - or even celebrate - about the solstice. 


 40 Feet Of Snow, North Dakota 1966