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(9:00am local time) from January 7-December 20, 2003 analemma. A foreground base exposure of the Temple of Apollo in ancient Corinth, Greece, was digitally merged with the film image. Equinox dates correspond to the middle points (not the intersection point). The fall equinox sun is at the upper midpoint near picture center. Summer and winter solstices are at analemma top and bottom. -Anthony Ayiomamitis (TWAN)

Northern Green Flash (June 23 2012) Image Credit & Copyright: Göran Strand As seen from Frösön island in northern Sweden the Sun did set a day after the summer solstice. From that location below the arctic circle it settled slowly behind the northern horizon. During the sunset's final minute, this remarkable sequence of 7 images follows the distorted edge of the solar disk as it just disappears against a distant tree line, capturing both a green and blue flash. (...) #astronomy #space #sun