For those in the southern hemisphere, June 21 marks the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year.
Solstice comes from the Latin words “sol” and “sistere” meaning “sun stands still”–a reference to how, when seen from Earth, the sun appears to pause before its position in the sky reverses direction.
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