The longest night and shortest day in Murphy NC is here!

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Let’s celebrate the First Day of Winter in Murphy, NC!

Happy Winter Solstice and First Day of Winter on this December 21, 2013. The December solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of 2013. After the winter solstice, the days will get longer. More daylight hours during winter here in  Murphy, NC  are something to Celebrate!



So what exactly is a Solstice?

The earliest humans knew that the sun’s path across the sky, the length of daylight, and the location of the sunrise and sunset all shifted in a regular way throughout the year. They built monuments, such as Stonehenge, to follow the sun’s yearly progress.
But today we see the solstice differently. We can picture it from the vantage point of space and we know that the solstice is an astronomical event, caused by Earth’s tilt on its axis, and its motion in orbit around the sun. What an amazing world we live in!


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Connie Harvey
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Lee and Carol, I just stopped by to wish you a Merry Christmas!

Dec 21, 2013 06:46 AM #1
Tammy Lankford,
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Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Definitely something I celebrate.  I long for 14 hours of sunlight.  I miss my natural vitamin D when I don't get enough sun.  It's been worse lately, we've been socked in with rain and it's been dark all day too.

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