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Winter Solstice – 21st December 23:03 UT

This evening at 23:03 UT winter officially starts in the northern hemisphere with the winter solstice. The solstice occurs when the northern hemisphere of the Earth is inclined at a maximum angle (23° 26′) away from the Sun and results in … Continue reading






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Start of Summer 2014

Summer officially starts at 10:51 UT (11:51 BST) on 21st June in the northern hemisphere with the northern solstice. The solstice occurs when the northern hemisphere of the Earth is inclined at a maximum angle (23° 26′) towards the Sun and … Continue reading






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Winter Solstice – 21st December 17:11 UT

This afternoon at 17:11 UT winter officially starts in the northern hemisphere with the winter solstice. The solstice occurs when the northern hemisphere of the Earth is inclined at a maximum angle (23° 26′) away from the Sun and results in … Continue reading






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The Start of Summer

This morning at 05:04 UT (06:04 BST) summer officially started in the northern hemisphere with the northern solstice.  However, you wouldn’t have thought it with the cloud and rain in Scarborough! The solstice occurs when the northern hemisphere of the … Continue reading






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