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Did you catch the sunset last night? If not, you missed Whatcom County showing off

Sunset time-lapse from the International Space Station

The International Space Station is the perfect place to view a sunset. In fact, the station orbits the Earth every 90 minutes — meaning this sunset you see is actually one of 16 the station residents see in a day.
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The International Space Station is the perfect place to view a sunset. In fact, the station orbits the Earth every 90 minutes — meaning this sunset you see is actually one of 16 the station residents see in a day.

Whatcom County woke up in a pink haze Friday, June 21, as the last day of spring Thursday treated residents to a spectacular sunset.

Some people were even lucky enough to witness what appeared to be a pink rainbow in the sky.

Summer officially began at 8:54 a.m. Friday, but before we get into searching for the perfect swimming holes and the best ice cream cones around, let’s take a quick look back at some of the images captured and posted to social media on Thursday night as spring came to an end:

David Rasbach joined The Bellingham Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news. He has been an editor and writer in several western states since 1994.
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