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Seasons Notes

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1 Spring Equinox 2 March 20 or 21 3 Equal amount of daylight & night time hours 4 ~ 12 hours of daylight and night time

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Spring Daylight hours increasing

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1 Summer Solstice 2 June 20 or 21 3 Longest amount of daylight hours 4 ~ 14 hours of daylight

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Summer Daylight hours decreasing

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1 Fall Equinox 2 September 21 or 22 3equal amount of daylight and night time hours 4 ~ 12 hours of daylight and night time hours

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Fall Daylight hours decreasing

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1 Winter Solstice 2 Dec 20 or 21 3 shortest amount of daylight hours 4. ~ 9 to 10 hours of daylight hours

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Winter Daylight hours increasing

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Remember…Earth’s orbit is… Earth’s orbit around the sun is nearly circular, but not a perfect circle! Earth’s orbit is an ellipse.

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When are we closest to the sun? Perihelion: occurs 2 weeks after… THE WINTER SOLSTICE January 4 th (this year)

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When are we farthest from the sun? Aphelion: occurs 2 weeks after… THE SUMMER SOLSTICE July 6 th (this year)

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IT IS NOT THE DISTANCE THAT WE ARE FROM THE SUN THAT DETERMINES THE SEASONS! Then what is it?

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