The term solstice can also be used in a broader sense, as the day when this occurs. The day of a solstice in either hemisphere has either the most sunlight of the year or the least sunlight of the year for any place other than the Equator.
by Maeven Eller-Five As the Great Wheel turns again here in the Northern Hemisphere, Summer Solstice is upon us once again. This Thursday, June 21st, the sun reaches its’ zenith at 6:07 a.m. here on the East Coast. This is the exact moment when the Earths’ axis leans closest toward our planets’ star. It marks