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Why daily the Sun rise i n the East always ?

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Asked by anantharaman, 23 Nov '09 08:36 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 towards 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 km 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 Texas, you'd m ...more
Answered by Dil Se, 23 Nov '09 08:55 pm

 
  
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His choice.. I don't want to interfere
Answered by Insane Guy, 23 Nov '09 08:39 pm

 
  
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Sir, its we who have decided to call the direction, in which sum rises as east. However the sun changes its position in east while riing everyday, and is noticed during "Utarayan"
Answered by Tushar Kher, 23 Nov '09 08:38 pm

 
  
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