24-Hour Sunlit Day in Arctic Circle

Orc-Jun20-Blog-21-300x222It is 24 hours per day. So, we get to sleep in the night and get to work or school in the morning. The celestial objects, sun and moon, makes that day and night cycle happen because of the rotation of the earth. When it is the night time for India, it is the day time for many parts of the countries. Did you know that today in the Arctic Circle, people celebrate the summer cosmic time across the world when the sun is at its northernmost point? Today is marked as the longest day of the year where the sun is seen for the full 24 hours. This natural event is known as “Summer Solstice” where many people celebrate this day with festivals and rituals to enjoy those extra hours of sunlight. The event happens once per every year at the June and December.