(a) The differences between Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice are given below :
|S.No.||Summer Solstice||Winter Solstice|
|(i)||It is the position of the earth when the rays of sun fall directly on the tropic of cancer.||It is position of the Earth when the Southern Hemisphere has long days and shorter night.|
|(ii)||In this position, the north pole is tilted towards the sun.||In this position, the north pole is tilted away from the sun.|
|(iii)||During this period, in the northern hemisphere days are longer than night.||During this period, in the northern hemisphere nights are longer than days.|
|(iv)||It occurs on 21st June.||It occurs on 22nd December.|
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