Summer Solstice 2022: The Longest Day of Summer is on June 21
On Tuesday, the late spring solstice in will happen at 5:14 am EDT (2.44pm IST) in the Northern Hemisphere..
On Tuesday, Earth's North Pole will shift nearest to the Sun, causing it to show up at its most elevated point overhead.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the June solstice happens when the Sun arrives at its most elevated and northernmost places overhead.
The Word of "Solstice" comes from Latin solstitium from sol (Sun) and stitium (still or halted).
The sun goes farthest north overhead around the solstice, the days paving the way to it have the longest light of the year.
In most parts of the world, summer officially begins on June 21 this year and continues till September 22.
The 5,000 year old monument has a famous association with the summer solstice.