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Winter Solstice

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  • Year's first sunset past 5 p.m. occurs Wednesday

    Year's first sunset past 5 p.m. occurs Wednesday
    Baltimore's first sunset to take place after 5 p.m. since November occurs Wednesday evening.
  • 2014 stargazing calendar: Catch three eclipses, new meteor shower

    2014 stargazing calendar: Catch three eclipses, new meteor shower
    Unique celestial events in 2014 include two full lunar eclipses visible from Maryland and a partial solar eclipse that will begin just before sunset one October afternoon. A new meteor shower could be a bonus. Here’s what stargazers have to look...

    Winter solstice arrives around noon Saturday

    Winter solstice arrives around noon Saturday
    We think of the winter solstice as the "shortest" day of the year, but the solstice actually occurs at an instant, when the sun is the furthest south in the sky because of the Earth's tilted axis. This year, that happens Saturday at 17:11 Coordinated...

    'Long Night's Moon' rises overnight Monday

    'Long Night's Moon' rises overnight Monday
    The Long Night’s Moon will be in the night sky early Tuesday morning, getting its name from its proximity to the winter solstice. But it may be hard to see through growing clouds from another snowy system. The moon reaches its fullest phase at 4:...

    After Wednesday, night hours surpass daylight in Baltimore

    After Wednesday, night hours surpass daylight in Baltimore
    Wednesday is the last day in Baltimore with more daylight hours than nighttime until spring. There will be about 12 hours, 1 minute of daylight, with sunrise at about 6:57 a.m. and sunset at 6:58 p.m. But the hours of daylight are shrinking by about 2...