Image Gallery: Sunrise and Sunsets

Sunrise Over the Sea

(Image credit: NOAA/John Bortniak)

The Sun is the most prominent feature in our solar system. Even at 149,597,900 km. away from Earth, it is a spectacular view from sunrise to sunset.

Red Sunset

(Image credit: NOAA/John Bortniak)

Stunning view of the Sun over the sea. Interesting Note: Generally speaking, seven out of ten red sunsets usually indicate good weather in northern climates.

Antarctic Sunset

(Image credit: NOAA/Dave Mobley)

Crepuscular rays illuminate half of the sky in Antarctica.

The Illuminated Sky

(Image credit: NOAA/Harley D. Nygren)

A Bering Sea sunset from the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries Ship BROWN BEAR.

Aloha, Aloha!

(Image credit: NOAA/Dr. James P. McVey)

Beautiful sunset takes place off Napili Bay, which is located in Maui, Hawaii.

Ray of Light

(Image credit: NOAA/Harley D. Nygren)

A survey boat and hydro signal frame a late summer sunset.

Sunset Over Massachusetts

(Image credit: NOAA/John Bortniak)

Pictured above is a sunset off the Massachusetts coast.

Shine On Me

(Image credit: NOAA/John Bortniak)

Above is an amazing view of the Sun over the Atlantic Ocean.

Clouds from Above

(Image credit: NOAA)

Puffy cumulus clouds illuminated by late afternoon Sun far below a NOAA P-3 returning to base at after a mission.

Gem in the Sky

(Image credit: NOAA/John Bortniak)

The Sun shines brightly on the still waters, in this picture taken on the East Coast of the United States.

Eye of the Storm

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Pictured above is a sunset, which is viewed in the stunning eye of a hurricane.