Definitions for "Summer Solstice"
The point on the ecliptic where the Sun is farthest north. The summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year, occurs on, or near, June 21, and marks the beginning of summer. See celestial sphere for a helpful diagram.
The place, on the Ecliptic, where the Sun is at its greatest northern declination. Also, the day when it is at that point. Also, the first day of summer in the northern hemisphere.
Occurs around June 21st, it is when the sun is at its highest in the sky. It is also directly over the Tropic of Cancer, 23.5°N latitude.
Keywords:  litha, see
See: Litha