The Longest Night - Winter Solstice

Real Estate Agent with Better Homes and Acres

The longest night of the year.  In Beaverton MI we will enjoy the longest night and the shortest day as we are preparing for the holiday festivities.


According to

the 2015 Winter Solstice will begin at 4:48 a.m. UTC on Dec. 22.

You can calculate the turning point in your time zone by clicking the link on their site.

The winter solstice itself lasts only a moment in time.

This is the beginning of the "return of the sun" .


According to

it is " an astronomical phenomenon " .  You can go to their site to learn more about the


In some regions celebrations take place. You can read about them online.


You can make the most of each day as they will continue to get longer until the summer solstice takes place in June of 2016.

Comments (4)

Bob Ratliff
Robert Ratliff Realty - San Antonio, TX
"Sold with Bob"

The winter solstice a moment in time is something wonderful to experience, thanks for sharing Marilyn.

Dec 21, 2015 04:48 AM
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Marilyn Harrell Thanks for the reminder on the Winter Solstice.

Dec 21, 2015 07:06 AM
Nancy Robinson Ranked #6 in MI
Century 21 Town and Country - Royal Oak, MI
#11 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World

Great Michigan  SUNSET PHOTO... with all of our famous Michigan winter  white skies of late. I appreciate even seeing a Beautiful  photo. 

Dec 27, 2015 01:58 PM
Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
Las Vegas, NV

Hello Marilyn ... great photo and featured to the group:


Dec 30, 2015 02:38 PM