Amazing Analemmas

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The analemma, the 8-figure the Sun seems to make in the year in the sky, is caused by two effects: the tilting of the Earth axis (making the seasons) and the elliptical orbit of the Earth around the Sun, making the Earth going faster in the Northern hemisphere winter, and slower in the southern hemisphere winter. Remember Kepler?

The 106,000 frames in the video below – yes, 106,000 – you heard right, make a stunning combination by György Bajmóczy from Hungary.

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