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 2020

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March Equinox: March 20, 03:49 UTC                                                                           

June Solstice: June 20,  21:43 UTC                                                                               

     
September Equinox: September 2213:30 UTC                                                          

December Solstice: December 21, 10:02 UTC                                                              
       
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° April 22 | EARTH DAY                                     
    
Manhattanhenge 2020 | May 29 20:13 EDT  - July 11 8:20 EDT                                          
         
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° March 27 2020 
SunRise: 6:47 (GMT-4) at 85° | Noon: 13:01 (GMT-4) Sun Altitude at 52° | SunSet: 19:16 (GMT-4) at 275° 
Temperature: High of 64°F / 44°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: N 8 mph
COVID-19 
US has the largest number of cases worldwide: 86105. See map and statistics here
All non-essential workers are directed to work from home, and everyone is required to maintain a 6-foot distance in publicAll non-essential workers are directed to work from home, and everyone is required to maintain a 6-foot distance.
10 Point Plan
Governor Cuomo announced the "New York State on PAUSE" executive order, a 10-point policy to assure uniform safety for everyone.
The 10-point NYS on PAUSE plan is as follows: 
1. Effective at 8PM on Sunday, March 22, all non-essential businesses statewide will be closed;
2. Non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason (e.g. parties, celebrations or other social events) are canceled or postponed at this time;
3. Any concentration of individuals outside their home must be limited to workers providing essential services and social distancing should be practiced;
4. When in public individuals must practice social distancing of at least six feet from others;
5. Businesses and entities that provide other essential services must implement rules that help facilitate social distancing of at least six feet;
6. Individuals should limit outdoor recreational activities to non-contact and avoid activities where they come in close contact with other people;
7. Individuals should limit use of public transportation to when absolutely necessary and should limit potential exposure by spacing out at least six feet from other riders;
8. Sick individuals should not leave their home unless to receive medical care and only after a telehealth visit to determine if leaving the home is in the best interest of their health;
9. Young people should also practice social distancing and avoid contact with vulnerable populations; and
10. Use precautionary sanitizer practices such as using isopropyl alcohol wipes
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Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° March 20 2020 
SunRise: 6:56 (GMT-4) at 89° | Noon: 13:03 (GMT-4) Sun Altitude at 50° | SunSet: 19:09(GMT-4) at 272° 
Temperature: High of 52°F / 36°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: NNE 8 mph
COVID-19 
6,211 cases in NYC
Related CLOSURES
Schools
Universities
Public Libraries

City Clerk Offices
Courts (majority of proceedings are postponed)
Jury Duty
Museums 

Art Galleries
Bars & Restaurants
Fitness Clubs
Hair & Nail Salons, Barbershop
Majority of retail stores
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Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° March 18 2020 
SunRise: 7:01 (GMT-4) at 90° | Noon: 13:03 (GMT-4) Sun Altitude at 49° | SunSet: 19:06 (GMT-4) at 270° 
Temperature: High of 52°F / 43°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: SSE 7 mph
Coronavirus Related CLOSURES
Schools
Universities
Public Libraries
Museums

Theaters
Bars & Restaurants
Fitness Clubs
Several stores
         
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° March 16 2020 
SunRise: 7:05 (GMT-4) at 91° | Noon: 13:04 (GMT-4) Sun Altitude at 47.9° | SunSet: 19:04 (GMT-4) at 269° 
Temperature: High of 45°F / 40°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: ESE 9 mph
Coronavirus Related CLOSURES
Schools
Universities
Libraries
Museums
Bars & Restaurants
    
   
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° February 16 2020 
SunRise: 6:50 (GMT-5) at 106° | Noon: 12:10 (GMT-5) Sun Altitude at 37.3° | SunSet: 17:30 (GMT-5) at 254° 
Temperature: High of 31°F / 30°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: S 6 mph
Vernissages & Other
Performance: ‘"Activation - Alternative Currencies: An Archive and A Manifesto", The 8th Floor 17 W 17 Street, 4-5:30
              
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° February 9 2020 
SunRise: 6:59 (GMT-5) at 109° | Noon: 12:10 (GMT-5) Sun Altitude at 34.3° | SunSet: 17:23 (GMT-5) at 251° 
Temperature: High of 40°F / 31°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind:WSW 12 mph
Vernissages & Other
Artist talk: "Two Figures in a Field". Lesley Heller 54 Orchard Street, 2:30pm
Performance: "Miss Meatface"; in conjunction with exhibition Peep ShowFleur Du Mal 175 Mott Street 3-6pm
Artist talk: "Abstract Gravity" at Lichtundfire 175 Rivington Street, 5:30-7:30pm
         
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° February 2 2020 
SunRise: 7:05 (GMT-5) at 112° | Noon: 12:09 (GMT-5) Sun Altitude at 32° | SunSet: 17:14 (GMT-5) at 248° 
Temperature: High of 43°F / 38°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind:WSW 8 mph
Vernissages & Other
Performance: Center for Experimental Lectures  at Artists Space 11 Cortland Alley, 6pm
                  
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° January 24 2020 
SunRise: 7:13 (GMT-5) at 115° | Noon: 12:08 (GMT-5) Sun Altitude at 30° | SunSet: 17:03 (GMT-5) at 245° 
Temperature: High of 50°F / 39°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: ENE 5 mph
Vernissages & Other
Master Drawings New York: Preview @ various locations, 6-8pm
             
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° January 22 2020 
SunRise: 7:14 (GMT-5) at 116° | Noon: 12:07 (GMT-5) Sun Altitude at 30° | SunSet: 17:00 (GMT-5) at 244° 
Temperature: High of 39°F / 27°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: SW 2 mph
        
Events New York, 40.7840° -73.9800° January 5 2020 
SunRise: 7:20 (GMT-5) at 120° | Noon: 12:01 (GMT-5) Sun Altitude at 27° | SunSet: 16:42 (GMT-5) at 240° 
Temperature: High of 41°F / 33°F | Sun & Clouds | Wind: NW 19 mph
Vernissages & Other
Performance: "xxapollo" at Artists Space 80 White Street, 2pm
Performance: cello pieces by Niblock at Fridman 169 Bowery, 8pm
"A green new deal" at Participant Inc 253 East Houston Streest, 7-9pm
"Picturing Space: artists imagine architecture" at FIT Art & Design Gallery 227 W 27 Street, finissage, 2-5pm
"Carrier Pigeon 18" at 20/20 Gallery 323 W 39 issue release party and exhibition:, Volume 5 issue 2 5-8 reservation
"Action / Reaction / Wor(l)d" at Gallery MC 549 W 52 Street, 6-8pm