December 16 – 22, 2013

The December solstice occurs in the early afternoon on Saturday, the shortest day of 2013. After this, days will be getting longer and nights shorter for the next six months.

All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.