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Exotic town 2 months without sun in Alaska

An Alaskan town just said goodbye to the sunlight for the next 2 months.

The sun last rose and set in Utqiagvik, also known as Barrow, Alaska on November 19. The above normal phenomenon will only happen in this city after 60 days.

The small town north of the polar circle above has entered a dark period known as polar night every year.

“Polar night is a normal phenomenon that occurs every winter in Barrow (Utqiagvik) and other towns in the Arctic Circle,” said meteorologist Allison Chinchar.

The sun last rose and set in Utqiagvik, also known as Barrow, Alaska on November 19. The above normal phenomenon will only happen in this city after 60 days.

The small town north of the polar circle above has entered a dark period known as polar night every year.

“Polar night is a normal phenomenon that occurs every winter in Barrow (Utqiagvik) and other towns in the Arctic Circle,” said meteorologist Allison Chinchar.

The above phenomenon occurs in winter due to the tilt of the Earth’s axis.

That’s not to say this city is completely dark, however. Most of the day will go through a period similar to twilight, such as “the sky before dawn and after sunset,” says meteorologist Chinchar.

This expert also specified that until January 22, 2021, the new Sun “officially rose” in the town above.

Barrow (Utqiagvik) is not the only place in Alaska to experience this phenomenon, but it is the first place to experience the polar night.

If the nightlife does not appeal to those who come to Utqiagvik, then they can expect a pleasant summer in this land when the reverse phenomenon occurs, which is the polar day or the solar night, when the Sun has lasted 24 hours

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