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Happy Summer Solstice Northern Hemisphere | by NASA Goddard Photo and Video
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Happy Summer Solstice Northern Hemisphere

This full-disk image from NOAA’s GOES-13 satellite was captured at 11:45 UTC (7:45 a.m. EDT) and shows the Americas on June 21, 2012. This date marks the start of astronomical summer in the northern hemisphere, making it the longest day of the year!


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Uploaded on June 21, 2013