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06/01/2021 – Ephemeris – Previewing June Skies

1 Jun 2021, 04:01 UTC
06/01/2021 – Ephemeris – Previewing June Skies
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This is Ephemeris for Tuesday, June 1st. Today the Sun will be up for 15 hours and 21 minutes, setting at 9:21, and it will rise tomorrow at 5:59. The Moon, 1 day before last quarter, will rise at 2:49 tomorrow morning.
This is the 46th anniversary of this program as we start our 47th orbit of the Sun. Let’s take a look at June skies. There will be a lot of Sunshine this month. The daylight hours will increase a bit from 15 hours and 21 minutes today to 15 hours and 34 minutes on the 21st, retreating back to 15 hours 31 minutes at month’s end. At this time of the year the sunset times for Ludington, Interlochen, Petoskey and Mackinaw City are very nearly the same. However, the sunrise times are at their most divergent. With Ludington’s sunrise being 14 minutes later than Mackinaw City’s. The altitude of the Sun above the southern horizon at local noon (1:44 pm in Interlochen) on the solstice, June 20th will be 68 and three-quarters degrees in Interlochen. Summer will start at 11:32 pm that night.
The big event this month will be a sunrise partial eclipse on the 10th. I’ll ...

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