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The solstice occurs in the predawn hours, making this the shortest day of the year.
Right around the solstice, they may appear as one overlapping body above the horizon.
My mother’s friend upheld her end of the bargain, but then there I was, a solstice changeling, revealing my true name.
The estival solstice of Meton, the Athenian, corresponds with this day, in the 87th Olympiad.
The June sun was already shining at its solstice, and the time to leave for Icla's home had come.
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It then turns towards the winter solstice, as far as Issus, and thence immediately makes a bend to the south to Phœnicia.
At winter solstice, the vertical rays strike 23½° S. latitude, the Tropic of Capricorn.
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So, in Adelie Land, short spells of calm weather may be expected over a period of barely three months around the summer solstice.
From this time its declination increases day by day until the summer solstice, when, in Joshua's time, it was nearly 24° north.
Thus its daily path at the time of the winter solstice, about December 21, can be represented by the circle Xmn′.

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