Sunday, June 24, 2012

Miscellaneous “Sun & Shadow” Items - May 2012

The following are miscellaneous sun, shade, solar and solar energy facts and comments.  They were derived from our twitter feed ( or @SunPosition). 

Cool photo of Manhattanhenge. Twice yearly the sun sets into canyons created by New York City's high-rises - 

Wonder if it's due to sun and heat?? RT @CTVToronto: Downtown Toronto road closed after glass fell from high-rise: 

Crazy sun/shade problems in Jays game in Texas this aft. Helped Jays take the lead in 13th, but Rangers came back to win 8-7. 

Nice!! Toronto will receive 15+ hours of daylight starting today May 23 thru to July 18th. Almost 2 months. Beautiful. 

NASA reports that Toronto will experience a partial solar eclipse (+/- 10%) near sunset on Sunday May 20 - 

RT @OttawaCitizen: A rare “annular” solar eclipse treks across Western states on Sunday, astronomers report: 

Ottawa has 15+ hrs of daylight starting today May 18th until July 24th. More than 2 months, nice! 

Hey Ottawa. UV peaks around 12:59 pm this week. Weather looks great. 

Hey Toronto. Good looking week ahead. UV peaks around 1:14 pm. 

Sun's rays light Olympic torch > Olympia torch lighting starts London countdown 

Great shot! "@ottawastart: Here's an awesome sunset photo RT @geekingirl: At Esprit on the Ottawa River." 

Our sunrise/sunset tables are posted here - 

Cheers, Ralph

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