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Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about longest day of year

Summer solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere or the day with the longest period of daylight. Here are the date, time and other interesting facts about the astronomical event caused by Earth’s tilt on its axis this year

Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about the longest day of the year  (Image by Hulki Okan Tabak from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:18 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Summer Solstice 2021, longest day of year, coincides with International Yoga Day

Summer Solstice 2021: On the occasion, Union petroleum and steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan said he hopes the rising sun would lead to disease-free earth. Last year, the day witnessed an annular solar eclipse, which was visible in many parts of the world including India.

Summer Solstice is also referred to as Midsummer, First Day of Summer, June solstice (in the Northern Hemisphere) and the longest day of the year.(Representative Photo)
Published on Jun 21, 2021 06:04 AM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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