Summer Solstice Arrives Saturday

June 20, 2014 12:31 PM

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Summer Solstice Arrives Saturday

The sun reaches its northernmost point in the sky on Saturday, June 21, at 6:51 a.m. EDT. This is called the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Earth will reach one of its four major way stations Saturday (June 21) during its annual trip around the sun.

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