What does June solstice mean?

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  1. (astronomy) The moment when the sun reaches the northernmost point of the sky, occurring on June 20–22. That would be summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and winter solstice in the southern hemisphere.
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This day is four hours, 29 minutes shorter than on June Solstice.
The situation is reversed at the June solstice, when the Sun is overhead at the Tropic of Cancer.
Thanks to coincidental timing, this supermoon will be coming on the heels of the June solstice, which takes place only two days before.
At this latitude the sun is visible for 15 hours, 15 minutes during the December solstice and 9 hours, 7 minutes during the June solstice.
That will not happen around the June solstice or for the next six months.
June 21 was picked by the Canadian government and Aboriginal organizations to coincide with the June solstice.

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