The Best Sleep Products to Block Out Light At 10:30 p.m. on June 21, the first pitch of the Midnight Sun game in Fairbanks is thrown out by the pitcher for the Alaska Goldpanners. The game ends around 1:30 a.m. the following morning, but at no point does artificial light flood the field. The summer solstice marks the longest point in Alaska’s midnight sun phase, when most of the state sees about 22 hours of daylight. The remaining hours are still light enough to play baseball without extra lighting.
Sleep Myths Debunked: Sun Exposure and Sleep It's one of the biggest pieces of advice out there: if you have trouble sleeping, try more sunlight. And it's not just “advice," there's biology, and science at work here too. Our bodies are chemically attuned to follow the rise and fall of the sun, and there are a lot of benefits of sun exposure — especially first thing in the morning.