June 21 2022 – the solstice

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Elevation of the sun, in degrees, at 50 degrees north latitude. From Explaining Science

Explaining Science has posted an article entitled, June 21 2022 – the solstice, of interest to the readers of Iwakage. The above illustration from that post shows that the sun reaches its greatest elevation on the 21st of June in the U.K. It is also the date of the maximum hours of daylight. The article goes on to state:

The precise astronomical definition of the June solstice (also called the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere) is theexactpoint in time when theNorth Pole is tilted furthest towardsthe Sun.

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