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1 The two points at which, in the course of a year, the Sun reaches its greatest or least declination (i.e. is farthest above or below the celestial equator), and thus attains its greatest or least angular distance above the horizon.

2 The dates at which this occurs: 20 or 21 June and 21 or 22 December.

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