The Sun “moves” Northward!

February 14, 2012 0 Comments

Sunrise February 7, 2012

Sunrise December 19, 2011

Our part of the planet is slowly tilting back toward the Sun. The Sun appears to be lowest in the sky at the time of the Winter Solstice (around December 20-21). I was unable to capture a sunrise photo right on the day of the Solstice (too cloudy!) but managed to get one on December 19th. I took another photo (from the same location with the same camera and tripod) on Februay 7th. Note the difference in the Sun’s position along the horizon…

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