You have to get up pretty early if you want to check out a spring or summer sunrise. According to SunriseSunset.com, the sunrise time for New London is steadily approaching 5:30 a.m. and won't reverse until June 22 after a solid 15 days at 5:15 a.m. At this time of year, the red-eye train from New York arrives in New London right at the moment the sun is coming up over Groton.
It seems this is what caught the eye of this YouTube user, who uploaded this video on Monday. The short footage captures a spectacular sunrise, silhouetting the Groton Monument and Electric Boat buildings on the opposite shore. By the time the train nears , it seems like there's been a subtle shift in the light to brighten up the new day.
Nothing is stirring on the shore, and a few visible moorings are devoid of boats. The edge of creeps into view at the end of the footage.
A few beautiful shots of sunrises and sunsets have been added to our Pics & Clips section. If you've got one of your own featuring New London, we'd love to have you upload it as well!