Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Longitude vs Latitude?

Driving from New York to Montreal for the Still Listening celebration in honor of Pauline Oliveros, I stopped a few times overnight to visit with friends.

It was interesting to figure out the degree of influence in terms of position (north/south vs east/west) on the sunset times—degrees of longitude vs latitude.
As it turns out, in Upstate NY, our position in the time zone (Longitude) is a more significant factor than how far North we are.

Anyway, I love how late the sun sets at this time of year and look forward to a few more weeks before we head back the other way.

May 27, 2017. Sunset 8:21 PM.
Olivebridge, NY.

41.5279 N 74.2154 W

May 30, 2017. Sunset 8:23 PM.
Poestenkill, NY.

42.6904 N 73.5646 W

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