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.
The effect at the December solstice
is more pronounced than for the June one.
The perpendicular rays of the sun "move" northward, reaching perpendicular at the Tropic of Cancer (23 1/2[degrees] N latitude) in the northern hemisphere on the June solstice and reach perpendicular at the Tropic of Capricorn (23 1/2[degrees] S latitude) in the southern hemisphere on the December solstice
Ghezzi decided to use modern-day science to test out this theory, and to his delight, he discovered that the first tower aligned with the June solstice and the last tower with the December solstice
The first thing he noticed was that Cochasqui was perfectly aligned along the 22 December solstice
with Catequilla to the southwest.
In the Southern Hemisphere, the December solstice
will not be the winter solstice, but the summer solstice because of the planet's tilt.
(Winter Solstice) was December 22 at 04:03 in Islamabad.
Most people now begin their civil calendar with January, about 10 days after the December solstice
The winter solstice, also known as the December solstice
, occurs when the sun reaches its southern-most declination of -23.