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4.6: Seasons

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equinox

equinox

When the position of the Sun is halfway between its position during the solstices; it is directly above the equator.
solstice

solstice

When the position of the Sun is closest to one of the poles; the north pole in Northern Hemisphere summer (summer solstice) and the south pole in Northern Hemisphere winter (winter solstice).

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