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Time of astronomical winter in Azerbaijan announced


 Exact time of winter solstice in Azerbaijan was announced.

PhD in Physics, Deputy Director for the ANAS Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory named after Nasraddin Tusi, Khidir Mikayilov told Report that winter in Azerbaijan will begin on December 22 at 02:22:42.

According to him, during the winter season, the sun is at its lowest point on the horizon: “The rotation of the earth with the direction of the sun rays forms the largest angle. That's this season is cold”.

Notably, in 2019 Azerbaijan will welcome spring on 21 March at 01.58 Baku time, summer on June 21 at 19.54, autumn on September 23 at 11.50, and winter on December 22 at 08.19.

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