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What is the significance of Summer Solstice?

Asked by B. Wright, Last updated: Aug 21, 2019

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C. Reyes

C. Reyes

Answered on Aug 21, 2019

There was a time when the summer solstice signified the time when the season of abundance is going to start. A lot of people loved the summer season because they know that this is the time when they do not have to worry about going out and bringing their umbrellas. It is during summer that they can have fun under the sun and go on a vacation.

This is the time in the past when ancestors made a lot of effort to stock up on the resources that they would need throughout the year. As time passed, it became more accessible for people to have the items that they need to become available through supermarkets and grocery stores, but it will still be hard to deny the beauty of summer and the promise that it brings to a lot of people.

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T. Wikati

T. WikatiTechnical Writer, New York
Technical Writer, New York

Answered on Aug 06, 2019

Summer solstice is a significant time of the year. It marks the period when the earth (either the northern or southern hemisphere) tilt closer to the sun. This happens twice a year, at least once at each hemisphere.

The most notable significance of the summer solstice is that, the hemisphere that is tilted closer to the Sun experiences a longer day and the hemisphere farthest experiences a shorter day. This day marks the start of astronomical summer and the tipping point at which days start to become shorter and the nights become longer.

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