Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Summer Solstice - 2017

2017 Summer Solstice, June Solstice

 The summer solstice: Tuesday, June 21, will be the longest day of 2017 for anyone living north of the equator. The longest day and the shortest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere occur during summer solstice 

Summer Solstice Local (Chandigarh) Time
Summer Solstice Time = 09:53:25
Sunrise = 05:20:29
Sunset = 19:28:53
Day Duration = 14 Hours 08 Mins 23 Secs
Previous Day Duration = 14 Hours 08 Mins 23 Secs
Next Day Duration = 14 Hours 08 Mins 22 Secs

In Hindu astrology Summer Solstice is known as Tropical Dakshinayana. However Sidereal Dakshinayana starts from Karkata Sankranti - from this day onwards Asurakal starts which is not good to start auspicious work.

The summer solstice (or estival solstice), also known as midsummer, is an