Winter Solstice

Yesterday, the 22nd of December marked the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year as we like to call it. Obviously the shortness of this day is referring to the day with the least hours of sunlight. To be exact, it is 7 hours, 49 minutes and 41 seconds in Britain. So now we can look forward to the next six months of days growing longer until Summer arrives.

During the winter solstice, people take photos at Stonehenge, located in the UK in Wiltshire. It still remains a mystery as to how the rocks were transported across Britain so long ago.

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