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Old 02-12-2009, 11:46 PM
 
Location: We_tside PNW / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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An additional problem in Portland is the Short Winter days.

Sun up at 8 and down at 4p. It is nice that is it light till almost 6p now (, finally!! Feb) ,
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Old 02-13-2009, 03:54 AM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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Slight exaggeration about the length of the day (I know it seems that short). But here are the statistics for the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year:

Astronomy for December 21, 2008:

Actual Time: 7:47 AM PST (rise) --- 4:28 PM PST (set)
Civil Twilight: 7:12 AM PST --- 5:03 PM PST
Nautical Twilight: 6:35 AM PST --- 5:40 PM PST
Astronomical Twilight: 5:59 AM PST --- 6:17 PM PST
Length Of Visible Light: 9h 50m
Length of Day: 8h 41m
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