Earth’s Shadow

When my best friend, Therese, emphatically said, “I didn’t know that!” I knew there was a blog.

Before the sun clears the horizon in the morning, it casts a shadow of the earth in the atmosphere in the west. I hurried out at 6:30 this morning to capture the blue of the shadow. The shadow tapered downward to the north and south. It didn’t last long. Obviously it’s the earth rotating, not the sun rising.

This happens in the reverse in the evening. After the sun sinks below the horizon, the earth’s shadow rises in the east.

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Therese on September 25, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    What an amazing friend I have!!! She teaches me so much about nature. She has helped me rediscover my inner child. What a blessing!!! We all need to feel our inner child.

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