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
26 August 2015 international network of shopping centers SELGROS Cash & Carry, with the support of administration of the Volgograd region for the first time held in the shopping center “SELGROS” in Volgograd famous summer festival for professional clients.
According to the traditions of the festival was dedicated to the art of cuisine open fire and barbecue. Professional clients have been able to fully enjoy the hospitality of the company, to enjoy fresh seafood prepared according to traditional recipes in the performance of the true masters, as well as to test their strength in their own culinary experiments.
“I am delighted to welcome you to our first summer festival for our professional customers and partners in Volgograd. Similar events are held every year by our company, and I am glad that this year the tradition of summer festivals will continue in this city. We will show you the secrets of cooking barbecue. First of all, the key to a successful dish is quality meat. We are proud that through our meat departments in which in addition to our partners and suppliers the company also offers its own products, clients “SELGROS” can get only the best. I would like to thank the partners for their support and participation in the festival, as well as employees “SELGROS” who organized this event,” commented the shopping centre Manager SELGROS in Volgograd Anatoly Kiselev Continue reading