Wednesday, December 21, 2005
I know we often say 'Winter' Solstice, but only because we act like Northern Hemisphere chauvinists.
In the Southern hemisphere they experience their longest day in December, and the height of summer.
The actual ‘sun standing still’ point happens at 18:35 UT.
Anyway – the latest edition of MQ came out for the Solstice, and I’d like to say (as chief wrangler for this edition) big thanks to Kentroversy (our founding editor, whose own blog gets a link on the right of the page) and to Admin (who put the whole package together) and to all the contributors.
You should find plenty to amuse and stimulate you.
PS: If you have trouble seeing the hidden card/code using the Magic Eye method in my piece on Playing Cards, what you should see looks roughly like this…