Sunday, July 19, 2015

Miscellaneous “Sun & Shadow” Items – June 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


@HealthyAudrey: @SunPosition Can you give me the position of the sun on August 1, 2014 at 8 am in Boston?

RB: @HealthyAudrey Alt 24.67d, Az 87.69d

RB: @HealthyAudrey Altitude 24.67 degrees (up from horizontal), Azimuth 87.69 degrees (clockwise from true north). Boston sun position Aug 1/14


Sun highest you'll ever see it in Baie-Laval and Saint-Simon-de-Rimouski PQ and Camden ME today @ 12:38pm. Solstice 2015


Longest day of the year is today, but latest sunset in Toronto is at 9:03pm on the 27th. Solstice 2015

RT Universe Today ‏@universetoday This Father's Day is One of the Longest Days in the History of the Earth - Here’s Why

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http://www.universetoday.com/120947/fathers-day-is-one-of-the-longest-days-in-the-history-of-the-earth-heres-why/

Jim Sobek ‏@ClearlyVis: @SunPosition The Universe Today article has an error.  Melting ice flowing to equator puts more mass there, and SLOWS rotation, longer day.

RB: @ClearlyVis  The paragraph that follows that statement seems to say the same thing again.


The sun sets the furthest north today (June 21) at 55.7 degrees west of north in Toronto. Solstice 2015


RT Shawn Micallef ‏@shawnmicallef This morning at 8:41AM (June 23), the 30th anniversary of the Air India bombing, the memorial sundial in Humber Bay marked noon at Irish bomb site.

RT Shawn Micallef ‏@shawnmicallef Should have posted this yesterday in case people wanted to go this morn. But a connection here, to where it occurred |

http://www.sunposition.com/air_india_sundial/air_india_memorial_sundial.html

RT Shawn Micallef ‏@shawnmicallef The Air India memorial's sundial design the work of @SunPosition

RB: Shawn, thank you so much for the shout-out about the Air India Flight 182 Memorial in Toronto. @shawnmicallef


On Air India Flight 182 Memorial Sundial: "Time Flies / Suns Rise and Shadows Fall / Let it Pass By / Love Reigns Forever Over All"


RT Paschal Sheehy ‏@PaschalSheehy Ceremonial fly-past by Coast Guard Rescue 115 from Shannon at Ahakista. Remembering those who died in Flight 182

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https://twitter.com/PaschalSheehy/status/613262985637818368/photo/1


Cheers, Ralph

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