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This Weekend: Sun Will be 7% Brighter
What? In the cold of winter? Yep.  At 7:51 AM on Saturday, January 2, the Earth will be only 91,399,453 miles away from the sun -- which is roughly three million miles closer than it will be at its furthest point in July. Earth is closest to the sun every year in …
Northern Alaska Just Began its ’66 Days of Night’
Yesterday afternoon the city of Utquiagvik, Alaska, (formerly known as 'Barrow') witnessed its final setting of the sun until January 23rd. The city is located North of the Arctic Circle and for the next 66 days the sun will be just below the horizon, giving the area a seemingly never-endi…