June solstice


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June solstice

[′jün ′säl·stəs]
(astronomy)
Summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere.
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The 2009 March equinox on Saturn is now behind us, and during the next years we will see the rings opening until the planet reaches its June solstice in 2017.
Seasons on Saturn Season Date March equinox 3 March 1980 June solstice 11 December 1987 September equinox 19 November 1995 December solstice 26 October 2002 March equinox 10 August 2009 June solstice 22 May 2017 Table 2.
But the most spectacular sight was the invisible pyramid which is only visible from a vantage point high on an overlooking mountain at the sunrise on the June solstice.
As other chroniclers record an observation of sunrise around the June solstice from the two principal rooms in this temple, the fact that their alignment is exactly towards a sunrise on 25 May might be considered relevant, being the only empirical support for any solar observation in Cuzco.