Litha

Definition of Litha

Litha is another name for the Summer Solstice, which is celebrated mid-June. This celebration in the northern hemisphere is also called midsummer and longest day. It is opposite of the winter solstice (also called midwinter, or Yule). It is important to note that Litha in the northern hemisphere is midwinter in the southern hemisphere.

TERM OF THE DAY

Full Moon

When the entire face of the moon is visible from Earth, opposite the sun and unobstructed from Earth's shadow, it is considered a full moon. A full moon occurs approximately every 29 days. 

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