, the longest day of the year. From Thursday onwards, the days will slowly begin to diminish, until almost equalized with nights in the autumn equinox, while at the winter solstice of December, the shortest day there will no longer.
Like every year, the summer solstice opens the astronomical beginning of summer in the northern hemisphere, where it belongs and Greece. Simultaneously, in the southern hemisphere will the winter solstice and the winter starts.
In the northern hemisphere, the Sun is located at the northernmost point in the sky and the day it is most of the year, as the north pole of the Earth is facing the Sun. Conversely, the winter solstice, the North Pole is the farthest point from the Sun..