Going Down Under

It’s hard to watch a sunset and remember it’s the Earth that is spinning. From all outward appearances, it is the sun that is falling from the sky. We sit and watch the sun drop below the horizon and figure that someone in Australia is watching the sun come up. Later, their sunset turns into our sunrise. 

 

It's hard to watch a sunset and remember it's the Earth that is spinning. From all outward appearances, it is the sun that is falling from the sky. We sit and watch the sun drop below the horizon and figure that someone in Australia is watching the sun come up. Later, their sunset turns into our sunrise. Photo by Tim Stanley Photography.

 

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