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Today Is the Longest Day of the Year. Here's What to Know About the 2018 Summer Solstice
Description: While it's already been hot for weeks, summer doesn't officially start until the summer solstice, which falls on Thursday, June 21 this year. The summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year, officially starts Thursday morning in the Northern Hemisphere. During the summer solstice, the sun appears to stand still as it reaches its highest point, before moving off toward the horizon. Here's everything you need to know about the 2018 summer solstice, including what it means and how Stonehenge is connected to the annual event. [Source: Time]
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Source: Time
Publish Date: 6/21/2018
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