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Solstice & Equinox
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The day of the year with the longest hours of daylight.
The day of the year with the shortest hours of daylight.
The date of Summer Solstice is (for the Northern Hemisphere)
June 21 or 22
The date of Winter Solstice (for the Northern Hemisphere)
December 21 or 22
Another word for VERNAL is
Another word for AUTUMNAL is
The order of the seasons starting with Winter is
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Imaginary line that goes through the center of Earth from the north pole to the south pole.
Polaris is also known as the
Earth is tilted at what angle?
Earth is tilted towards what object in the sky?
Polaris (The North Star)
Autumnal (Fall) Equinox is on what date?
September 21 or 22
Vernal (Spring) Equinox is on what date?
March 21 or 22
Equinox is when both North and South hemispheres (except for the poles) have how many hours of day and night?
12 hours of day and 12 hours of night
Which way does the Earth orbit the Sun? Clockwise or Counter Clockwise?
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