SUN SETS FOR THE LAST TIME IN 2020 IN THIS TOWN AND WILL RISE AGAIN IN THE NEXT YEAR

The Sun rose and set for the last time in 2020 in the Alaskan town of Utqiagvik on Thursday and won’t rise until January 2021. Located north of Arctic Circle, Utqiagvik entered its annual phase of darkness called ‘polar night’. It occurs due to the tilt of Earth’s axis, which makes none of the Sun’s disc visible above the horizon.

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