February 11, 2019

Bum's Beach at 7:59am

Sunrise from Bum's Beach, Marquette, MI

Sunrise 42 of 365

  • Sunrise time: 7:59
  • Azimuth: 110°
  • Did the sun rise: Yes
  • Was the sun visible: Yes


  • Temperature: 15 ºF
  • Felt like: 15 ºF
  • Conditions: Overcast
  • Wind: 0 mph
  • Visibility: 9.3 mi
  • Humidity: 81%


  • 17mm
  • f/8.0
  • 1/320 sec
  • 100


Bum's Beach, Marquette, MI

46° 32' 12" N, -87° 23' 36" W

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Musings [135 words]

It’s another case of the Mondays. The first mistake was forgetting this was actually the first sunrise before 8AM, and I thought I had a little more time. I peaked outside the shades, which is now a morning ritual, and saw it was going to beautiful sunny morning. I get dressed, head out and rush down to Founders Lansing. As I’m walking through the snow I lower my head to turn my camera on, make sure we’re good to go. Nothing on the LCD screen. In fact, it’s feeling pretty light. I had forgotten the battery in the charger at home. Why does this always happen on the beautiful mornings?

The next 8AM sunrise in Marquette is on October 11. That seems like an awfully long ways away when I’d really like to sleep in.


Fuel more Sunrises

There is plenty more to come from Year of the Sunrise. You can always add a cup of coffee to keep me going strong in the mornings, or a tank of gas to get me to some new places, as the sun keeps rising.