Sunrise or sun up is the instant at which the upper edge of the Sun appears on the horizon in the morning Sunset or sundown is the daily disappearance of the Sun below the western half of the horizon, i.e. at an azimuth greater than 180 degrees, as a result of Earth's rotation.

Beautiful Bandon

Beautiful Bandon

Sunrise over Skagit Valley

Sunrise over Skagit Valley

Glowing Daffodils

Glowing Daffodils

Twilight Daffodils

Twilight Daffodils

Clear Lake Blue Hour

Clear Lake Blue Hour

Twin Sisters Twilight

Twin Sisters Twilight

Icycle Canyon Drama

Icycle Canyon Drama

Icicle Canyon Sunrise

Icicle Canyon Sunrise

Stormy Sunset

Stormy Sunset

Long Beach, Washington

Long Beach, Washington

Grey Whale Skeleton

Grey Whale Skeleton

Orange Farmland

Orange Farmland

Fiery Farmland

Fiery Farmland

Pastel Sunset

Pastel Sunset

January Sunset

January Sunset

Witnesses

Witnesses

Eastbound

Eastbound

Towards the West

Towards the West

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Feel the Warmth

Feel the Warmth