English: Summer solstice is the longest day of the year. It takes place on June 21/22 in the Northern Hemisphere and December 21/22 in the Southern Hemisphere. It is celebrated as a festival several places.
Sunrise between the stones at Stonehenge on the Winter Solstice in the mid 1980s.
2004 winter solstice viewed at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, California, USA.
Sunrise at Winter Solstice (December 21, 2006 at 8 a.m.) as viewed through the mysterious doorway half way up Maiden Tower, Baku
Jólablót (Yule Sacrifice) on Winter Solstice 2009. Contemporary Icelandic pagans, members of Ásatrúarfélagið, stand in a circle around a ceremonial fire as they prepare to conduct a religious ceremony.
A cold Winter solstice dawn over Winksley, 1998.
Winter solstice dawn over Llanrug
First rays of the rising winter solstice sun light up the countryside