"Day Star Day: An Annual Star Gazer Celebration of the Summer Solstice and Our Closest Star"

Scheduled air date: 2002 Jun 10-16

Click on the above image to see an animated QuickTime® presentation! (395 KB)
Summer Solstice—the beginning of Summer—is June 21 this year for the Northern Hemisphere.  This is an excellent time to go outside early and simply observe the sounds and changes in temperature, and of course lighting, that take place during a sunrise.

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.

Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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