Varsity Tutors: Solstice Night Sky
Discover what the solstice night sky reveals about this time of year through a live, virtual planetarium show! Get an out-of-this-world view of the Earth’s place in space to learn what causes the December solstice—the darkest day of the year for the Northern hemisphere, and a marker of the changing of seasons.
Explore the significance of the solstice in cultural celebrations and find out what other celestial objects are visible this December night as you practice your own stargazing skills.
Recommended for Grades 3–6