December solstice 2016 arrives on December 21 at 10:44 UTC. High summer for the Southern Hemisphere. For the Northern Hemisphere, the return of more sunlight!
Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere
December solstice 2016 coming on 21st | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky
Book of Shadows Moon: "December: Reed/Elder Moon," by Angie Latham. It makes a lovely Moon page for a Book of Shadows.
winter solstice - shortest day of the year. December solstice illustration
Sunlight on Earth, on the day of the winter solstice. The north polar region of Earth is in 24-hour darkness, while the south polar region is in 24-hour daylight.
The Goddess and the Green Man | Yule Winter Solstice | Yule