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Old December 21st 11, 10:34 PM posted to alt.astronomy
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Default Short Short Shortest Day of the Year

In just a few hours, a little past midnight on December 22nd, our
amazing Sun will once again turn and head North. It's been slowly
heading South since June 21st, the Summer Solstice. The ancients
found this to be a source of great fear. They thought that there
would come a day when the Sun would not turn North, but would keep
heading South until it disappeared! So far, our amazing and powerful
Sun hasn't done that, thank goodness!...

http://www.space.com/14010-winter-so...gn=SP_12212011

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Happy Holidays!
and Warm Wishes for the New Year!
Indelibly yours,
Paine @ http://astronomy.painellsworth.net/
"There is a great warrior within all of us. What wakes yours up?"
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