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Seasonal Sunset Watches 2021+

It’s time for the seasonal sunset watch, every solstice and equinox sunset at Solstice Park in West Seattle. Here are the details for the next several events:

# Date Event Time Actual
Sunset Time
Sunset Time
Equinox/ Solstice Moment Time
50 September Equinox 2021
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm 6:55 pm 7:05pm 3:20 pm
51 December Solstice 2021
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm 4:05 pm 4:20 pm 7:59 am
52 March Equinox 2022
Sunday, March 20, 2022
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:22  pm 8:33 am
53 June Solstice 2022
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm 9:00 pm 9:11 pm 2:14 am
Parent and Child at Sunset by Kazuhiko Teramoto [4]

Parent and Child at Sunset by Kazuhiko Teramoto, skyseeker

Come watch the sunset at Solstice Park in West Seattle. I’ll be there even if it is cloudy because sometimes the Sun peeks through just as it begins to set, but if it is driving rain or a thunderstorm I’m staying home with some tea!

If you’re interested – here’s the timing of various celestial events  from Seattle, courtesy of the U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications Department. [1]

This event is my part of the NASA’s Solar System Ambassador program, and thanks to West Seattle Blog [5] for publicizing all of them!

Everyone is welcome, see you there!

~ A l i c e !