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.
A few of the samples include:
- Toronto - http://www.sunposition.com/suntables/TorontoRS.html
- Ottawa - http://www.sunposition.com/suntables/OttawaRS.html
- Vancouver - http://www.sunposition.com/suntables/VancouverRS.html
- New York - http://www.sunposition.com/suntables/NewYorkRS.html
RT @PR_NHL: Due to sunlight on the ice surface and in the interest of Player safety, the start time of Centennial Classic will be delayed
RT Jim Russ @JimRuss1: NHL has delayed start of of Red Wings-Maple Leafs outdoor game 30 minutes due to sunlight issues. Faceoff now at 3:30 p.m.
> @JimRuss1 Are they predicting cloud at 330, or improved sun angles and less glare? If the latter, they could have done this months ago.
RT @theScore: The NHL is delaying the Centennial Classic puck drop due to too much sunlight. TOO MUCH SUNLIGHT???????
> @theScore The sun glare issue at the Centennial Classic could/should have been predicted months ago. @NHL @NHLPA
Shadow lengths at BMO Field will increase by 33% between 3:00 and 3:30 pm today Jan 1 during during Centennial Classic. From just under 4x object height to 5.3x…
…but sun direction changes by only 6 degrees.
In some places, the sun rises earlier beginning tomorrow Jan 3. The latest sunrise was today in Toronto (7:51) and Ottawa (7:43).
Solar panels affected >
Shadow boxing: fighting for the right to sunlight | via @theage
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