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Difference between the summer solstice and winter solstice.


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Difference between summer solstice and winter solstice
Summer solsticeWinter solstice
In the Northern Hemisphere the longest day and the shortest night occur on 21st June. At this time in the Southern Hemisphere it occurs the shortest day and the longest night. This position of the earth is called summer solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere the shortest day and the longest night occur on 22nd December. At this time in the Southern Hemisphere it occurs the longest day and the shortest night. This position of the earth is known as winter solstice. 

Social Science
NCERT
Standard VI

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