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Having Fun with the Equation of Time
Description: You might've looked at a globe of the Earth and wondered just what that strange looking figure eight thing on its side was. Some people might think it's a calender based on the months of the year marking its border. In a vague sense, this answer is correct... sort of. That funky figure eight is what's known as an analemma, and it traces out the course of the Sun in the sky through the year as measured from a daily point fixed in apparent solar time. [Source: Universe Today]
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Source: Universe Today
Publish Date: 7/25/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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