08 March, 2024

Life is all about enjoying every sunset.

Sunset, also known as sundown, is the daily disappearance of the Sun below the horizon due to Earth's rotation. As viewed from everywhere on Earth, the equinox Sun sets due west at the moment of both the spring and autumn equinoxes.

70 to 100 minutes
Recap of How Long Darkness Takes After Sunset
In summary, for the 48 contiguous states, it takes anywhere from 70 to 100 minutes for it to get dark after sunset. The further north you are, the longer it takes for true darkness to arrive after sundown.

With up to 13 hours the longest days in Bangkok are in June. The shortest days, on the other hand, are on average only 100 minutes shorter in December, but start around 60 minutes later. During these days, the sun in Bangkok rises at 6:44.

As with twilight, there is civil dusk, nautical dusk, and astronomical dusk, occurring at the exact moment when the center of the sun's disk is at 6°, 12°, and 18° below the horizon, respectively.
The term “the sunset is beautiful isn't it” is a way to explain to someone you love them, but you're also letting them go. When a relationship is no longer working, it's important to be honest with yourself and your partner. If you're not happy, it's time to move on.

Sunset is simply the point that the sun disappears over the horizon. Twilight is the period between sunset and dusk. During twilight there is still light in the sky. There are three types of twilight: civil, nautical and astronomical. To put it simply, even when the sun as disappeared below the horizon it is still emitting light. The emitted light is still traveling towards the earth. These waves are received by our eyes - hence the light after sunset.

The UV index in Thailand averages a rating between 11–12, which is considered extremely high. Dermatologists recommend the daily application of a sunscreen with an SPF rating of over 30 or a PA rating of 3+ on the face and other exposed areas of the skin to protect it from UV rays.

When sunlight passes through more atmosphere, there are more particles to scatter the light. When the sky is the desirable bright red we so love in sunsets, it's an indication the atmosphere is full of moisture and dust particles. We see the red color because it has the longest wavelength in the spectrum.18 July 2020

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