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When the Sun reaches its maximum distance from the equator, it is known as

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Asked by syam, 03 Nov '12 02:42 pm
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Solstice...
Answered by chitrasahgal, 03 Nov '12 02:45 pm

 
  
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Solstice
Answered by rajan, 03 Nov '12 02:59 pm

 
  
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This is called the "solstice", and it happens on June 21 and December 21 (plus or minus one day, due to the cycle of leap years). When the Sun reaches its maximum distance north of the equator on June 21, we call it the summer solstice (and in the southern hemisphere the winter solstice). When the Sun reaches its maximum distance south, this is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere (and the summer solstice in the southern hemisphere).
Source: WIKI
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 03 Nov '12 02:44 pm

 
  
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Answered by manvika, 03 Nov '12 02:43 pm

 
  
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