What Are You Supposed To Do On The Summer Solstice?
The annual summer solstice occurs when the sun is at its highest point in the sky and the daylight seems never-ending in the Northern Hemisphere.By Sebastian Martinez | June 21, 2015
Earthlings in the Northern Hemisphere: Are you hot enough yet? Well, Sunday we're welcoming the longest day of the year.
Right, summer solstice! So besides it being opposite of the winter solstice, how do we explain this annual event?
To understand the summer solstice, you've got to understand the Earth's tilt. It might not feel like it, but the Earth is skewed at a 23.5-degree angle. It's also spinning while spinning — but that's for another day.