Monday, June 8, 2015

Miscellaneous “Sun & Shadow” Items – May 2015

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

Our monthly sunrise/sunset tables have been updated

Shawn Micallef ‏@shawnmicallef:   This week's column references the work of @SunPosition who created a sundial at TO's Air India memorial that marks solar noon at crash site.

> Thank you for the shout-out Shawn.

The time of peak UV can be found in our tables under the heading Solar Noon.

NASA Solar System ‏@NASASolarSystem: Enjoy a serene sunset on Mars courtesy of @MarsCuriosity.

> @NASASolarSystem @SkyandTelescope @MarsCuriosity Now that is very cool!!! Must admit, I have never been asked to calculate sunset time on Mars.

Toronto2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games sunrise/sunset times.

Sunrise/sunset times and daylight hours for Kathmandu, Nepal -

15+ hrs daylight begins May 22 in Barrie -

Sun Table - Barrie

15+ hrs daylight begins May 24 in Toronto -

Sun Table - Toronto

Amazing how much sunlight floods our west-facing kitchen in the morning. Yes, I said west. Reflects off front of BBQ.
Cheers, Ralph

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