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Sunrise and Sunset Times

Where does the sun rise and set?

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08/10/2017

The sun rises in the east and sets in the west - at least that's how we perceive it due to the rotation of the earth. Of course the sun isn't really "rising" and "setting", it's just that the Earth is rotating such that the direction to the sun for a person at a stationary point on the ground changes from east of them at sunrise to west of them at sunset.