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The Astronomical Hijinks of the Shortest Day of the Year

The Astronomical Hijinks of the Shortest Day of the Year

The Atlantic - Patrick Di Justo

The solstice isn't for more than a week, but the earliest sunset of the year is already upon us. How's that possible? If you live around latitude 42N—a well-populated latitude in North America and Europe, taking in Boston, Rome, and Vladivostok—today is the day you'll experience the earliest sunset …

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