Winter Solstice Greetings

The Winter Solstice began yesterday at 5:23 PM Eastern Time. It was the shortest day of the year and the first day of winter in the northern hemisphere. Around here (Latitude: 39.68N Longitude: 75.75W) the length of the day was approximately 9 hours and 21 minutes. Happy Winter Solstice.

Here’s a track from George Winston on the Windham Hill label.

(Picture: Found on the web.)

2 thoughts on “Winter Solstice Greetings

  1. P. Rao Sunday December 30, 2018 / 8:17 am

    Winter Solstice Greetings! Is Sankranti festival any way connected to this solar event?

    In the video I noticed fresh tree leaves plastered with ice (0:51), may be due to unseasonal snow. One of many wonders of nature.

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    • Atanu Dey Sunday December 30, 2018 / 5:26 pm

      Yes, indeed it must be because of early frost or snow that the green leaves have ice on them.

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