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

http://www.sunposition.com/tables.html


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. https://t.co/Q0c3piIE3Z


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

http://www.sunposition.com/tables.html


NASA Solar System ‏@NASASolarSystem: Enjoy a serene sunset on Mars courtesy of @MarsCuriosity.
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/display.cfm?News_ID=49142

> @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. http://t.co/zAVvFcrAoh


Sunrise/sunset times and daylight hours for Kathmandu, Nepal - http://t.co/MoThBVShXt


15+ hrs daylight begins May 22 in Barrie http://t.co/QMb9AzvdfQ -

Sun Table - Barrie http://t.co/30PjMq0Jx2


15+ hrs daylight begins May 24 in Toronto http://t.co/QMb9AzvdfQ -

Sun Table - Toronto http://t.co/CjjRupE4Nu


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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