Sunrise from Presque Isle, Marquette, MI

Sunrise No. 2 of 365

  • Sunrise time: 8:34
  • Azimuth: 123°
  • Did the sun rise: Yes
  • Was the sun visible: No


  • Temperature: 9 ºF
  • Felt like: -1 ºF
  • Conditions: Clear
  • Wind: 5 mph
  • Visibility: 10 mi
  • Humidity: 53%
  • Wind speed: 5 mph
  • Wind gust: 9 mph


  • 17mm
  • f/4.0
  • 1/160 sec
  • 1600


Presque Isle, Marquette, MI

46° 34' 47" N, -87° 22' 52" W

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Musings [133 words]

Day one, mistake one. Let the lens get fogged up almost immediately.

For the next six months the sun will rise roughly forty seconds earlier each day. A few questions come to mind. Can I become a morning person by training myself to wake up, thirty minutes before sunrise and forty seconds earlier each day for the next six months? Can I reduce my anxiety and stress by doing so? Can I decrease my distractions and become a little more grounded in that time?

Never have I intentionally sought the sunrise and felt like my day didn’t begin with an accomplishment.

Finally, I wonder, just how transformational can it be to intentionally watching one sunrise a year, to watching 365? It’s not impossible, and it feels as though it could change everything.

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