Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day 2005 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania (Source: Wikipedia.org )
Groundhog Day 2005 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
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Sunrise Time - Gobler's Knob, Punxsutawney PA 15767 *** Annual Results - Prognostications of Punxsutawney Phil & Related History

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Sunrise Times on February 2 for the home of the well-known, weather prognosticating groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil -

Gobler's Knob, Borough of Punxsutawney, County of Jefferson, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Zip Code: 15767
Latitude: North 40 degrees 56 minutes 44 seconds (40.9472 degrees)
Longitude: West 78 degrees 58 minutes 31 seconds (78.981 degrees)
Elevation Above Mean Sea Level: 1,230 feet (375 meters)

Sunrise Time Predictions
(U.S. Naval Observatory)

A.D. 2018: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

A.D. 2017: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

A.D. 2016: 7:26 a.m. EST / 12:26 UTC

A.D. 2015: 7:26 a.m. EST / 12:26 UTC

A.D. 2014: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

A.D. 2013: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

A.D. 2012: 7:26 a.m. EST / 12:26 UTC

A.D. 2011: 7:26 a.m. EST / 12:26 UTC

A.D. 2010: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

A.D. 2009: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

A.D. 2008: 7:26 a.m. EST / 12:26 UTC

A.D. 2007: 7:26 a.m. EST / 12:26 UTC

A.D. 2006: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

A.D. 2005: 7:25 a.m. EST / 12:25 UTC

Annual Results - Prognostications of Punxsutawney Phil & Related History:

"Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter."
TribLive.com: Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh / Associated Press 2017 Feb. 2

Huba, Stephen. "Shadow or no shadow, lodging won't be cheap in Punxsutawney on Groundhog Day."
TribLive.com: Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh 2017 Jan. 31.

"No shadow: Phil 'predicts' an early spring."
Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh / Associated Press 2016 Feb. 2.

"Punxsutawney Phil 'forecasts' 6 more weeks of winter."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review / Associated Press On-Line 2015 Feb. 2.

Walsh, Glenn A. "Tuesday Marks Mid-Winter." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2014 Feb. 4.

"Punxsutawney Phil predicts longer winter."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review / Associated Press 2014 Feb.2.

Walsh, Glenn A. "Astronomical Calendar: 2014 February." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2014 Feb. 1.
Each year on February 2 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil determines whether Spring-type weather will come early or if Winter will continue until the Vernal Equinox.

Hasch, Michael. "Blame for more snow -- 5 inches could be on way for Pittsburgh region -- placed on the groundhog."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2013 March 23.

Brumfield, Ben. "Groundhog Phil 'indicted,' accused of lying."
CNN News/WTAE-TV 4 Pittsburgh 2013 March 23.

Hasch, Michael. "Ohio prosecutor seeks death penalty in case against Punxsutawney Phil."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2013 March 22.

"Punxsutawney Phil 'indicted' over spring forecast."
Capital Gazette, Annapolis/Associated Press 2013 March 22.

"Punxsutawney Phil is predicting an early spring."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review On-Line/Associated Press 2013 Feb. 2.

"Punxy Phil sees no shadow, predicts warmer days ahead."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2013 Feb. 2.

Walsh, Glenn A. "Video & Gardening Tips: Groundhog Day." Blog Posting.
SpaceWatchtower 2012 Feb. 2.

Malerbo, Dan. "Let's Talk About: Groundhog Day." Column: Let's Talk About:.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2012 Jan. 26.
Column author Dan Malerbo is Educational Coordinator for the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and Observatory at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Science Center. He also served as a Planetarium Lecturer at Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science (a.k.a. Buhl Science Center).

Powell, Lee. "Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review On-Line/AP 2011 Feb. 2.

"Punxsutawney Phil forecasts an early spring."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line/AP 2011 Feb. 2.

Lelik, Emma Jene. "Groundhog Day fan shares some secrets."
Valley Independent, Monessen PA 2010 Feb. 3.

"Six more weeks of winter, Phil says."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2010 Feb. 2.

Machosky, Michael. "Appealing 'Groundhog Day' offers redemption and second chances."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2010 Feb. 1.

Forbes, Marilyn. "Meteorologist gives his prediction before 'Phil'."
The Daily Courier, Connellsville PA 2010 Feb. 1.

"PETA proposes robotic groundhog."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/AP 2010 Jan. 28.

"Animal rights group: Replace Punxsutawney Phil with robot."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/AP On-Line 2010 Jan. 27.

"Six more weeks of winter, Punxsutawney Phil says."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2009 Feb. 2.

Gormly, Kellie B. "Frick takes visitors inside Punxutawney Phil's world."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Jan. 31.

Behe, Regis. "Punxsutawney in no hurry to escape Phil's long shadow."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Jan. 27.

Hayes, John. "The year Puxsutawney Phil was a shadow of himself"
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2007 Feb. 2.

Banks, Gabrielle. "Groundhog beats a hasty retreat."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2006 Feb. 3.

Lyons, Kim. "Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, predicts more winter."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review On-Line 2006 Feb. 2.

Bennett, Samantha. "Getting your Phil of the Super Bowl."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2006 Feb. 2.

Reed Ward, Paula. "The passion for Punxsutawney Phil dates back to 1886."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2005 Feb. 3.

Reed Ward, Paula. "Once again, Phil's got the forecast down cold."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2005 Feb. 3.

Reed Ward, Paula. "Punxsutawney Phil's phorecast: 6 more weeks of winter."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2005 Feb. 2.

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