Jits tuesday, google decided to celebrate the start of the winter season 2021 with a Doodle celebrate the longest night of the year as good as shortest daywhich occurs in the upper half of the Earth, the northern hemisphere.
In the Google Doodle for this Tuesday, December 21, a hedgehog can be seen walking on the snow, a clear reference to the start of the winter season and the winter solstice.
Do you know what the winter solstice is?
the winter solsticealso known as December Solstice, hibernation solstice Where hemal solsticebegins just today and occurs when one of the Earth’s poles moves away from the sun at its maximum distance.
As a result, the day is shortened by the reduction of daylight, followed by the longest night of the yearan event that takes place every December, between the 21st and 22nd, around the world in countries like the USA, India, UK, China, Russia and Canada.
How long is the winter season?
In the northern hemisphere, the winter season begins on December 21 and ends on March 20, 2022, i.e. three months.
On this day, with the winter solstice, the sun travels the shortest path, while the day receives the least sunlight and the night is the longest.
Even in parts of India, very low temperatures have started such as in its capital, Delhi, registering 4 degrees Celsius, four levels below normal.