Letter from Orkney

It is 11 o’clock at night on the eve of midsummer night or the summer solstice on the main island of the Orkneys, an island archipelago north of Scotland, which is itself, the north part of Great Britain......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 21st, 2021Related News

2021’s longest day today

Filipinos will experience the longest day of the year during the summer solstice today, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration......»»

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Today, February 12, is the start of the Chinese Lunar Year otherwise known as the Spring Festival. It begins at sunset on the day of the second new moon following the winter solstice, December 21, meaning the celebrations can vary from year to year but usually anytime from January 21 to February 21. So, this year, the two-week celebration begins February 12 and will end on February 27......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2021Related News

Longest night of the year on December 21

The Philippines and other countries in the northern hemisphere will experience the longest night of the year during the winter solstice on Dec. 21......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2020Related News

Solar eclipse on a summer solstice

The summer solstice isn’t the only celestial event on the books this Sunday, 21 June. An annular solar eclipse dubbed the “ring of fire” will also awe skygazers as the moon passes between Earth and the sun. And though conspiracy theorists would have you believe otherwise, the coinciding events do not portend a doomsday. Unlike […] The post Solar eclipse on a summer solstice appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJun 21st, 2020Related News

‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse in PH on Fathers’ Day

The annular solar eclipse will awe Filipino skygazers as the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun today, which also happens to be the summer solstice. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Meno Mendoza said the eclipse dubbed the “ring of fire” will be observed as a partial solar eclipse in […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJun 20th, 2020Related News

‘Ring of fire’ eclipse, summer solstice tomorrow

Filipinos will witness two astronomical events tomorrow – an annular solar eclipse and summer solstice or the longest day of the year......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 20th, 2020Related News