analemma

Amazing Analemmas

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…


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The analemma revisited

Today there’s snow, no Sun at all. But if it were visible, it would be low on the horizon, at a maximum of fifteen degrees above the horizon in the south. The daily position of…