Sunset Position Changes
from December to March
and other sunset views as seen from Maui condo


December 21, 2006 at 5:42 PM
At its farthest south point, the sun sets behind the middle of the island of Lanai
as viewed from the condo on the day of the Winter Solstice, the first day of winter

January 15, 2007 at 5:57 PM
Each day after December 21, the sunset point moves a little farther north

January 17, 2007 at 6:00 PM
The sun sets a few minutes later each day after December 21,
but the time difference here at latitude 21
is not as great as in Detroit at latitude 42

January 24, 2007 at 6:05 PM

February 11, 2007 at 6:16 PM
In February, the sunset point is much closer to the north end of the island of Lanai

March 1, 2007 at 6:27 PM

March 6, 2007 at 6:30 PM
The first week of March, the sun sets just within the edge of the north end of Lanai,
as viewed from the same point

March 12, 2007 at 6:32 PM
The second week of March, the sun sets into the ocean, off the tip of the end of the island of Lanai

March 14, 2007 at 6:34 PM
The sun sets a little farther north of the island of Lanai each day



Venus and Mercury

February 11, 2006 at 6:56 PM

Scenic sunsets
    All photos above and below were taken from the lanai (balcony) of the condo.
    The photos below were taken on different days.







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