Either of the two points on the celestial sphere where the ecliptic (the apparent path of the Sun) reaches its greatest distance north or south of the celestial equator . &diamf3; The northernmost point of the Sun's path, called the summer solstice , lies on the Tropic of Cancer at 23°27' north latitude. &diamf3; The southernmost point of the Sun's path, called the winter solstice , lies on the Tropic of Capricorn at 23°27' south latitude.
June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
The time of the summer solstice, about June 21
In the Northern Hemisphere, the solstice that occurs on or about December 21.
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