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New on 500px : Midnight Sun at Reine, Lofoten, Norway by EuropeTrotter by EuropeTrotter

My first experience with the midnight sun !

The midnight sun is visible at Lofoten between the end of May and the middle of July.
During the Norwegian summer season, the sun never sets north of the Arctic Circle and for a couple of months the sun is visible 24 hours a day.
The phenomenon is caused by the tilt in the Earth´s axis – an imaginary line through the planet between the north and south poles around which it rotates. As the Earth orbits the Sun, the tilt makes the North Pole face towards the Sun in summer (keeping it in sunlight even as the Earth spins) and away from it in winter (keeping it dark). Hence the continuous sunlight during the summer.

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New on 500px : Ocean dreams by bzh88 by bzh88

Dreamy colors and amazing sky for this sunset that I photographed in Brittany (western France) last weekend

Des couleurs de rêve un un ciel incroyable pour ce coucher de soleil que j’ai photographié en Bretagne (ouest de la France), le week end dernier

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New on 500px : Sunset in Brittany by bzh88 by bzh88

I got that very nice sunset yesterday evening, somewhere on the north coast of Brittany (Western France)…

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