Sunset over Atlantic, from Brazil

Saquarema was once known as Brazil’s surfing capital. Spring is in progress there, and Helio C. Vital says that the sunset is almost back over the ocean.

October 17, 2017 sunset by Helio C. Vital in Saquarema, Brazil. Notice the sun appears flattened, an effect of refraction.

Helio C. Vital wrote to EarthSky:

Here are photos of today┬┤s sunset (October 17) at 6:55 p.m., seen from Saquarema, as the spring sun heading back to the south is almost setting over the Atlantic, highlighting the landscape along the coastline.

A Sony Cyber-Shot DSC HX300 camera was used and Photoscape was run to make the animation.

Thank you, Helio!

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Animation of October 17, 2017 sunset by Helio C. Vital.

October 17, 2017 sunset by Helio C. Vital.

Bottom line: Sunset photos, October 2017, from Saquarema, Brazil, where spring is in progress, and the sunset is shifting southward.

Deborah Byrd