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Solar System Spotlight | Sun

Twice a year (once in each hemisphere), Earth experiences a summer solstice. The solstice is the longest day of the year and officially marks the beginning of summer. Today, June 20th, 2020, is the summer solstice here at Kennedy Space Center. Celebrate the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere by testing your knowledge on the short quiz below. The quiz was created from information found at the NASA SpacePlace website. Read more and then test your knowledge about our one and only star, the Sun.

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