Winter Solstice (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
2011 June 22, 3:16am
The Sun in Winter : Artist: Frey Micklethwait. Source: Museum Victoria.
On the day of Winter Solstice, Earth’s south pole is tilted away from the Sun. The Sun rises north of east, sets north of west and reaches 28 1/2° above the horizon at noon. This is, usually, the shortest day of the year.
Spring is coming!