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Winter Solstice

21 December 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm GMT

Let’s celebrate Winter Solstice with a hike and a lake swim at Lough Bray Upper.

Meeting at 11am at GPS 53.174745,-6.2921966

But what is Winter Solstice?

The winter solsticehiemal solstice or hibernal solstice, also known as midwinter, occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice yearly.

The winter solstice is the day with the shortest period of daylight and longest night of the year, when the Sun is at its lowest daily maximum elevation in the sky.

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Date:
21 December 2020
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11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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