On July 11 and 12, people flocked to Manhattan to watch the sun set in perfect alignment with the city's east-west street grid.
The Northern Hemisphere's summer solstice has been marked for thousands of years by people in different parts of the world.
The June solstice marks the beginning of the Northern Hemisphere's summer in astronomical terms.
During a full moon, the side that faces towards our planet is fully illuminated, appearing like a perfect circle.
The first day of summer began in the Northern Hemisphere on June 20, as the summer solstice brings the longest days of the year.
June 21 marks the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere and the official beginning of the astronomical summer.
The longest day of the year falls on June 21, but celebrations at the historical site in England have again be toned down because of COVID-19.
The coronavirus has changed how people celebrate the longest period of daylight in the year.
The iconic Stonehenge monument in England was built around 4,500 years ago by farmers and herders who considered the solstice to be a significant occasion.
The day of June 20 will have the most hours of sunlight and the shortest night of 2020 in the northern hemisphere.
Annular solar eclipses occur when the moon is at apogee—its farthest distance from the Earth—and passes directly in front of the sun.
Nordic countries make a big deal out of the summer solstice.
As the U.S. and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere mark the summer solstice, Australia, Antarctica and others are in the middle of winter.
From hula-hoopers to young lovers, these are the best photos from the U.K's solstice celebrations.
Celebrations of International Yoga Day are taking place across the world, from Bangkok to Paris, with a major focus in India.
This year's summer solstice coincides with the strawberry moon for the first time since 1967.