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What causes sun to set?

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2009-08-24 14:24:46
2009-08-24 14:24:46

Rotation of the Earth, with the sun going out of view.

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The rotation of the earth is what causes the sun to appear to set

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The Earth's rotation on its axis seems to make the Sun set.

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the rotation of the earth

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The Earth's rotation causes the Sun to rise in the east and set in the west every day.

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The rotation of the planet Earth.

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The Earth's rotation causes the sun and moon to 'rise' and 'set. The rotation also causes the sun and moon to move across the sky from east to west, but really this is an illusion we see on out planet.

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the sun isn't moving... we are. we are going around the sun. and every time we make a full circle around the sun that's what we call a year.

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the rotation of the earth. one side of the earth can not catch sun so its dark.the side with sun on its day.

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as the sun is in the centre of our solar system and we spin on the earths axis it makes it look like the sun rises in the east and set in the west

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Earth rotates as it circles the sun. It rotates west to east. Because of this, the Sun seems to rise in the east and set in the west.

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The Sun is at the centre of our solar system. the Earth not only orbits the Sun - but also spins on its axis. The spinning of the earth presents a different area of the planet's surface towards the Sun - making the sun appear to rise and set.

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The rotation of the Earth causes the sun to rise and set each day.Its the rotation of the earth that brings us sunrise and sunset.

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Because the orbit of the sun is some what curved and elliptical so it causes variation in timings of sunrise and sunset.

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Both the sun and earth move all the time, but to "make a day" happen, the earth rotates. It is the rotation of the earth that causes the sun to rise and set.

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The atmosphere and landscape causes the sun set to look like it sets and rises as at these points the sun rays are at a point where all harmful rays are blocked off by the atmospheric layers so it is visible as a orange sphere and as the Earth rotates this causes the sun to look like its setting and rising at a distance.

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No, the Earth's revolution around the sun is not related to the rising and setting of the sun on a daily basis, which is caused by the Earth's rotation on its axis.

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The reason it is said that the sun appears to rise in the east and set in the west is that it doesn't actually rise or set. From our vantage point, it appears that the sun is moving across the sky when in reality, it is the rotation of our own planet that causes the transition from night to day and so on.

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The sun rises and sets in different places because the axis of rotation of the Earth is tilted with respect to the plane of the ecliptic. Since the Earth is rotating about its axis at the same time it revolves about the Sun, this causes the sun rise and sun set to appear in different places, depending on the time of year.

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The sun does not set in the south pole. Only the sun appears.

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There are no implosions in or on our Sun.

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the moon is not hotter then the sun because the sun causes heat and the moon causes coldness.

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The same thing that causes the planets to head for the sun, Gravity.

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No, the sun does not technically set into the sea. The Earth revolves around the sun which makes the sun appear to set into the sea especially when you are watching a sunset at the beach.

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All planets that rotate in our solar system will see apparent sun rise and sun set There are no planets that are stationary not to view the apparent sun rise and sun set.


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