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Why does Sun rise in the east?

Asked by rameshbabu, 25 Jun '08 01:36 pm
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Because earth rotating an anti-clockwise .....
Answered by arun..., 25 Jun '08 01:40 pm

 
  
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We named east as east...
Answered by thyagarajan mahadevan, 25 Jun '08 01:38 pm

 
  
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Because it sets in the west.
Answered by Sanjay Sharma, 25 Jun '08 01:37 pm

 
  
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For ur informtion un niether rises nor st dear anywhere
Answered by Dinesh C S, 06 Sep '09 06:17 pm

 
  
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Earth revolves around the sun. We have long before decided how to fix direction on the basis of a rising sun. This we calld East opposite we called west and so on. East is the name we gave.
Answered by Subhash Palsapure, 25 Jun '08 04:21 pm

 
  
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The direction in which the Sun rises has been named as east. Earth rotates from west to east. Therefore, Sun appears to move from east to west.
Answered by Knowledge Software, 25 Jun '08 03:30 pm

 
  
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Because earth rotates fthe same way
Answered by Sooraj Rajgopal, 25 Jun '08 01:43 pm

 
  
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In space theres no east and west. we denote the directions for our own convenience. the revolution of the earth is from west to east while the motion of the sun is in contrast to the earths cyle
Answered by old, 25 Jun '08 01:40 pm

 
  
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The Sun, the Moon, the planets, and the stars all rise in the east and set in the west. And that's because Earth spins -- toward the east.
For a moment, let us ignore Earth's orbit around the Sun (as well as the Sun's and solar system's revolution around the center of the Galaxy, and even the Galaxy's journey through the Universe). For the moment, let us just think about one motion - - Earth's spin (or rotation) on its axis.
Earth rotates or spins toward the east, and that's why the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars all rise in the east and make their way westward across the sky. Suppose you are facing east - the planet carries you eastward as it turns, so whatever lies beyond that eastern horizon eventually comes up over the horizon and you see it!
People at Earth's equator are moving at a speed of about 1,600 kilometers an hour -- about a thousand miles an hour -- thanks to Earth's rotation. That speed decreases as you go in either direction toward Earth's poles. In the state of Tex ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 25 Jun '08 01:38 pm

 
  
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Because it sets in the west
Answered by rajesh sharma, 25 Jun '08 01:38 pm

 
  
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