Solstice — time in the yearly rotation of the Earth around the Sun, when there is the shortest day or the shortest night. In year two solstice — winter and summer. In the Northern hemisphere the winter solstice occurs on 21 or 22 December and then there is the shortest day (and longest night), summer — 20 or 21 June and then there is the shortest night and the longest day). In the southern hemisphere on the dates given are, respectively, the summer and winter solstices.
In the mid-latitudes, during the year, in spring and early summer, the Sun every day rises higher above the horizon, and at the time of the summer solstice stops and changes its movement reversed. Then it rises every day and in the end, at the time of the winter solstice, again changes its movement in reverse and starts to climb.
In the times of the solstices the Sun in its apparent motion along the Ecliptic is most distant from the celestial equator, reaches its greatest declination North or South.
Due to various inequalities in the motion of the Earth, era solstice oscillate at 1—2 days. The summer solstice, when the Sun has the greatest Northern declination, it is an average of 21 June, this day is the beginning of summer. The winter solstice, when the greatest southern declination Continue reading
To Moscow spring comes, and with it many exciting cultural events for every taste. For example, March will bring a week of Irish culture Irish Week, April – fashion Week, and may – all your favorite “Night at the Museum” when to get into museums for free. Portal “In Moscow” amounted guide to the most exciting cultural events this spring.
SEALS IN “CROCUS EXPO”
Where: international exhibition center “Crocus Expo”
When: 1 and 2 March
No wonder the first spring month – the time March of cats that bask under the first warm rays of the sun. 1-2 March in the capital will host the international exhibition of cats “Catsburg”, which will come more than a thousand cats of different breeds, will be a bright show program, master classes, quizzes. At the exhibition you can buy any accessories and products for cats and even to buy a kitten of your dreams.
Cats and their owners. PHOTO >>
THE DEPECHE MODE CONCERT
When: March 7
The concert by the British band Depeche Mode in Moscow – always a long awaited event for many fans of the musicians. The band travels to Moscow as part of the continuation Continue reading
When choosing a place to stay, everyone wants to not only relax, but also to see the unusual natural scenery or incredibly beautiful cities and sights. Of course, during his life, few would have time to see everything the city and the country firsthand. But to visit many of the most prominent places is quite real.
There are a large number of ratings from the “10 most beautiful countries in the world”, but every one is different. Because the basis in compiling the list come from a variety of factors:
the beauty of untouched nature;
the architecture of the country;
the presence of tourist infrastructure and an abundance of entertainment, etc.
How to choose the 10 most beautiful countries in the world
Opinions about beauty at everyone. One likes old architecture, while others, it seems too old-fashioned and outdated. Who loves Europe, anyone – Asia. How to determine the 10 most beautiful countries in the world that are worth visiting in the first place? Very simple: listen to what your tastes and preferences, the advice of those who have been there, information about the countries. And, of course, see pictures – online or in print magazines.
The most beautiful countries in Europe