Earth/Sun Relations: Length of day
Name: todd m thomposon
Date: 1993 - 1999
The length of daylight hours varies considerably over the seasons in the hi
high latitudes and fluctuates only slightly in the tropics. Is it true
that at the equator the length of day is always 12 hours of light and
twelve hourse of darkness?
Only on the equinoxes, the definition of which is equal day and night.
It is true that the relative lengths of day and night vary less at
the equator than elsewhere.
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