Thursday, August 18, 2016

Sunrise Backlight

For three days each summer there's an unusual occurrence at sunrise. The sun comes up in the notch near the top of Goat Island. It then sets behind the hill to rise again near the peak.


When that happens, sunlight backlights the treetops, giving them a brilliant halo.


Fortunately, even though it's summer, sunrise doesn't occur until 8:50 am because of the peak.  That makes it easy for me to catch the beautiful sky view. -- Margy

9 comments:

  1. Wow - I love stuff like that - sure would love to see it in person. Great capture!!!!

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  2. That's pretty neat looking!

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  3. We have a hill behind us (Mt. McMurry) and the sun rises later too also the moon is later also. Nice pic, Margie
    MB

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    1. I don't mind the late sunrise in the summer, but wish we got a bit more in the winter. - Margy

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    2. Oops I spelled you wrong--Margy!
      MB

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  4. That is stunning xxx

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  5. That is a beautiful halo! Have a blessed Sunday!

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  6. Thanks everyone for stopping by to see my sunrise view. - Margy

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