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Is Coming October 17 the sun will rise continously for 36 hours?
Where the heck did you hear that? No, unless a giant meteor hits and slows earth's spin to a crawl, that will not happen. And if a meteor does hit, then the length of the day will be the least of our worries. I'd be more worried about how a meteor powerful enough to do that would almost certainly completely annihilate the earth's crust, leaving an exposed mantle, and an entirely unliveable earth. Anyway, near the poles, depending on the season, there are times when the sun does not set for prolonged periods of time, but that has to do with Earth's geometry more than anything, and unless you actually go toward the poles, you won't see any difference.
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It doesn't! The Earth is too massive to slow down. . People starting such hoaxes should be sentenced by international court and jailed!. =======. The further north you go, …the longer the days. This may be true near the arctic circle, but not for the US, other than Alaska. And it certainly does not happen just over two to three days. Arctic days and nights are gradual things, lengthening and shortening over the course of a year. For it to happen just for the day, the Earth would need to slow down its rate of spin. Not possible for a body as massive as the Earth, without destroying itself as the energy from angular momentum changes so abruptly. Clearly a ridiculous notion.. But whatever the reason is...GOD got the whole world in His hand..so the is no need to worry about it.
Coming October 17, 2008 the sun will rise continuously for 36 hrs(1.5 days). During this time the US countries will be dark for 1.5 days.. It will convert 3 days into 2 big d…ays. It will happen once in 2400 yrs. We're very lucky to see this.. This is true...read this site for more details and proof !!. http://www.cafebpo.com/ranibedi/blog/11/
hey comon da dis is a joke u can confirm it with nasa or any reliable source . dats not possible dear friends i just wish if we could see some such thing but im afraid its not… possible at all dis early
Very simple. It's a hoax.
This is not true Description: Internet rumor Circulating since: Aug. 2008 Status: False Summary: Baseless online rumor claims "the sun will rise continuously for …36 hours" on October 17, 2008, turning three regular days into "two big days" -- an event which supposedly only happens once every 2,400 years. Variant #1: Email example contributed by Swapnil D., Aug. 27, 2008: FW: Sun will rise continuously for 36hrs (1.5 days) Coming October 17, 2008 the sun will rise continuously for 36 hrs (1.5 days). During this time the US countries will be dark for 1.5 days. It will convert 3 days into 2 big days. It will happen once in 2400 yrs. We're very lucky to see this. Forward it to all ur frenz Variant #2: As posted online, Aug. 17, 2008: Coming October 17, the sun will rise continuously for 36hours (1.5 Days) In this time the US countries will be dark for 1.5 Days. It will convert 3 Days to 2 Big Days. It will happen once in 2400 years. We are very lucky to see it. Don't miss it! Comments: Poppycock. Let's begin by applying some grade-school science to dispel the ridiculous notion that the sun even could "rise continuously for 36 hours." The reason we perceive the sun as "rising" or "setting" every 24 hours is because the earth rotates on its axis while revolving around the sun. It does not -- and cannot -- stop rotating, nor does its speed appreciably fluctuate (various factors such as climate and seismic events can cause miniscule changes in the earth's rotation speed, but according to scientists all of these combined add up to a differential of no more than one second per year). In order for a day to last 36 hours, the earth's rotation would either have to cease altogether or slow down dramatically -- neither of which ever happens, let alone once every 2,400 years. It's physically impossible. source: http://urbanlegends.about.com/librar/bl_sun_will_rise_continuously.htm But wait! Don't go away disappointed. We do guarantee that this will definitely happen in places that are located at just exactly the right latitude between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole ... the same places where it happens every year. We also predict ... ahhh the mists are parting and we're beginning to see it clearly now ... we also predict that from September 21 2011 until March 21 2012, the sun will not rise at all at the north pole, and it will not set at all at the south pole.
Its hoaxes , sun will not rise continuously on october 17 2008.
Check on this website..... http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneDay.php
A very strange astronomical rumor is circulating: . Coming October 17, 2008 the sun will rise continuously for 36 hrs (1.5 days). During this time the US countries will be …dark for 1.5 days. It will convert 3 days into 2 big days. It will happen once in 2400 yrs. We're very lucky to see this. Forward it to all your friends.. This rumor appears to have come from India, so it means to say that the sun will rise for 36 hours over India, and the Americas will be dark for the same amount of time. Not that this makes the rumor any less nonsensical. The only way for this rumor to come true would be if the earth stopped rotating. Let's all hope that doesn't happen. David Emery has already debunked this. He found that, "During a one-month period from mid-August to mid-September 2008, over 15,000 postings containing the phrase 'the sun will rise continuously for 36 hours' appeared on the Internet." He also theorizes that "the perpetrator(s) of the hoax put a great deal of effort into disseminating it."
The time of sunrise and sunset is very dependent on the precise location and the date in question. Please re-post your question with the date and the city name or ZIP code. If… you add the WikiAnswers category "Sunset Times", I'll see it. You can calculate the time of sunrise and sunset easily by visiting the United States Naval Observatory web site's Sunrise & Sunset calculator. You will need the date, city and state for US locations, or the date, latitude, longitude and time zone for any other locations in the world. The site is http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/data-services/rs-one-day You can also calculate the times of sunrise and sunset for one year at a given location at the site: http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/data-services/rs-one-year
On October 2, 2009 the sun rose at 6:57 AM on the Eastern border of MO (St. Louis) and 7:15 on the Western border of MO (Kansas City), so it would be safe to assume it rose at… 7:06 AM in the middle of Missouri. Of course, I'm sure this would have been more helpful in September 2009 than in February 2010
The sun rises at 6:54 AM and the sun sets at 6:29 PM in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States.
This is just another Internet hoax. It goes along with the 2012, Mars the size of the Moon and Nibiru hoaxes. This question last raised it's head in 2008 and nothing hap…pened then - so nothing out of the ordinary will happen in 2011, or in 2012 either. But wait! Don't go away disappointed. We do guarantee that this will definitely happen in places that are located at just exactly the right latitude between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole ... the same places where it happens every year. We also predict ... ahhh the mists are parting and we're beginning to see it clearly now ... we also predict that from September 21 2011 until March 21 2012, the sun will not rise at all at the north pole, and it will not set at all at the south pole. .
Yes ... in places located at just exactly the right latitude between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. It happens every year in those places.
Japan, the island country known as the Land of the Rising Sun, isconsidered part of Asia .