Winter Solstice – ChicagoNow (blog)

Winter Solstice
ChicagoNow (blog)
For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice comes on December 21 at 11:11 a.m. CST, or 17:11 Universal Time. The sun reaches its farthest southerly point for the year. Here's how Deborah Byrd at EarthSky explains it– "At the