21 June 2011

the longest day of the year 2011

huffington post


Today, June 21, is the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, which means it's the longest day of the year in 2011.

According to USA Today, the summer solstice occurs when the sun is the farthest north in the sky, directly above the Tropic of Cancer.

The exact moment of the solstice today will occur at 1:16 p.m. ET. [12:16 pm CDT] ~ read more