Sunset on Summer


Location: Lake St, near 45th Ave.

Today, the last day of summer, the sun sets at exactly 270 degrees (directly West). Lake Street also goes directly west setting up a unique sunset in Longfellow. The point of sunset will continue in a southern direction until the first day of winter. We will not see another sunset on Lake street again until last day of winter. (Only happens twice a year!)

The furthest south the sunset occurs is 237(WSW) degrees on Winter Solstice. Furthest north the sunset occurs is 305(NW) degrees on the Summer Solstice.

Photo: Kevin Venerus


Longfellow365 is selling 5×7 copies of this photo for $5. If you are interested in purchasing a photo, please send us a Facebook message or email All proceeds to back to Longfellow365 which is a The Longfellow Community Council non-profit project.

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