The Stars and Stripes Forever Day 2022 is on Saturday, May 14, 2022: A good vetern's day song?

Saturday, May 14, 2022 is The Stars and Stripes Forever Day 2022. I Like The Cut Of His Jib !!: July 2013 Happy Independence Day - May

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A good vetern’s day song?

My Country 'Tis of Thee

O Beautiful For Spacious Skies

Star-Spangled Banner

Stars & Stripes Forever

Marine Hymn

Coast Guard March (Semper Paratus)

Coast Guard Hymn

Air Force Hymn

The Navy Hymn

Anchors Away

The Army Hymn

You're in the Army Now

The Army Anthem

The Caissons Go Rolling Along

Merchant Marine Hymn

God Bless America

Yankee Doodle

Grand Ol' Flag


Hail to the Chief

1812 Overture

Salute to the Armed Forces by John Philip Sousa !

Where can I find a list of memorial day parade songs?

Where can I find a list of memorial day parade songs?

"The Stars and Stripes Forever", "God Bless America", "America the Beautiful", "Doodletown Fifers", "Liberty Fanfare", "Olympic Fanfare and Theme", "O Danny Boy", "The Air Force Hymn", "The Marines" Hymn", "The Navy Hymn, "The Army Hymn" and "Fanfare for the Common Man".

Is there a planet whos star sets really fast?

Is there a planet whos star sets really fast?

Yes. That planet is Jupiter.

The reason the Sun seems to "sit" on the horizon during sunrise and sunset is an optical illusion because the atmosphere is refracting the image of the Sun while the Sun is actually moving above or below the horizon.

"...The air itself is a refracting medium. When light from a star enters the atmosphere, it bends slightly downward. The night's stars thus always appear just a bit higher in the sky than they would without the air. The shallower the angle of entry (that is, the closer a star is to the horizon), the greater the effect. It is small at high elevations, toward the point overhead (the zenith), but not at all subtle near the horizon where the star is raised upward by half a degree, the angular diameter of the Sun and Moon. The effect is very noticeable in sunrises and sunsets. When you see the lower edge of the Sun sitting on the horizon, it is actually fully below it.

The rotation of the Earth causes the Sun to appear to move across the sky by its own angular diameter in two minutes. At the equator, where the Sun rises vertically, it comes up two minutes early and is delayed at sunset by the same interval, thereby extending the daylight hours. Advance and delay are longer at higher latitudes, where the Sun rises and sets at a sharp angle relative to the vertical. We tell our students that days and nights are of equal lengths at equinox passages, the first day of spring and fall when the Sun crosses the equator. But in reality, refraction and the fact that sunrise and sunset are counted at first and last glimpse of the solar disk cause the equinoctial day to be several minutes longer than the canonical twelve hours.

Because the degree of refraction increases toward the horizon, the lower edge of the Sun is refracted upward more than the upper edge. The rising or setting Sun is therefore squashed into an oval shape that is very evident to the naked eye (as long as the Sun is sufficiently dimmed to be comfortable to view). Add atmospheric layering -- sudden variations in temperature and density with altitude above the ground -- and you get stripes across the Sun and even pieces of the Sun that seem to hover above the main disk.

Because refraction means dispersion, the air also acts like a natural prism. Think of the Sun as consisting of completely overlapping colored disks, red through violet. Near sunset, the blue and violet disks must be refracted upward more than the red disk. However, violet and blue are fiercely absorbed by the air. The shortest wavelengths of light that come through are green. The narrow top edge of the setting Sun thus turns the color of new grass, which is not directly visible because of the Sun's brightness. Don't try to see it. But then the Sun actually sets, and the last thing to go down is this green edge. Its light, picked up by the air, produces the "green flash" which is particularly evident in Pacific Ocean sunsets. For the same reason, stars near the horizon observed telescopically will all be little vertical spectra, which can drive astronomers to distraction because they need to work with integrated starlight. ..."

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