Vol XV #149 – Meggen’s Monday

Report #5259 Photo: Meggen's

LR 08-24-15

6:00 am ~ 63° ~ Cloudy ~ Wind: West at 8 mph ~ Humidity:73%
Sunrise is at 6:55 am ~ Ave. Low is 57°~Record Low is 47° (1982)
5:30 pm. ~ 59° ~ Cloudy ~ Wind: West at 16 gusting to 26 mph ~ Humidity:68%
Sunset is at 8:35 pm ~ Ave. High is 78° ~ Record High is 85° (2007) 
Moonphase: Waxing Gibbous ~ Pressure: 29.77 in ~ Dew Point: 48° ~ Visibility: 10 Miles
Daylight: 13 Hrs 40 Mns
Forecast for 8/24/2015 – Cloudy, High 65° F- Low: 55° F

Vol XV #148 - St. Wenc's 125th
Vol XV #150 - It Wasn't the Nicest Day, It Wasn't the Worst


Sunrise this morning as seen from North Manitou Island. Strong winds and serious waves made the return trip an adventurous one.



To all subscribers: You may have noticed new advertisements on the left side column. Although I’ve resisted selling ad space for many years, it is going to help our bottom line and allow us to keep publishing the report. The ads at the top are vetted by us before presenting, but the other additional ads are Google Ads and we do not have ability to show what we want, only to block certain topics from appearing. If you see an ad that offends you in some way, do not hesitate to contact us.  -Jim

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6 years ago

Thanks for the photos! Good memories!

Don Baty
Don Baty
6 years ago

There is no need to apologize for the ads. Anything that keeps you publishing and posting your great pictures is fine. We will frequent your advertisers because they are supporting one of the finest sites on the Web.

Judy in Grand Bland
Judy in Grand Bland
6 years ago

Great pics Meggen…

William J Hahn
William J Hahn
6 years ago

EXCELLENT PHOTOS. I often wondered why the sun and full moon were so large at rising and setting. Many years ago I attended a lecture by a U. of Michigan astronomer. Someone raised that question with the observation that at so low an elevation, refraction by the atmosphere doubtless was the cause. Not so said Herr Professor. He went on to say that a complex interaction of human eyesight and the brain causes the false observation. He suggested that we take an asprin and at sun or moon rising or setting we hold the asprin at arm’s length so as… Read more »