West Seattle weekend scene: Early solstice-sunset watch with Alice Enevoldsen

June 17, 2018 9:46 pm
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Though the summer solstice isn’t until Thursday, Solstice Park still provided a sunset show when NASA Solar System Ambassador Alice Enevoldsen held her quarterly gathering a few days early.

As Alice explained on Saturday night, the sunset time only varies a few seconds from day to day this time of year, so the special path at the top of the park still lined up with the setting sun. Scott Scowcroft condensed that part of the viewing into this short video:

As shown here last night, though, the most dramatic feature of last night’s sunset was the cloud configuration just afterward:

Summer officially arrives at 3:07 am Thursday (June 21st). Alice had to bump up her quarterly viewing because of a scheduling conflict this time, but watch for word of her next sunset event greeting the arrival of fall!

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