Astronomy Lab 2 - during the fall/winter months It occur...

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Laboratory 2: The Setting Sun Brennan Jackson ID Number: 21180889 Section Number: 120 GSI: Aaron Lee Yes, the time and position of the setting Sun does change from day to day. This is due to the Earth's constantly orbiting the Sun in combination with the Earth's tilted axis. This means that, little by little, the Sun's position in the sky will shift toward the horizon, so that the sunset occurs sooner and sooner
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Unformatted text preview: during the fall/winter months. It occur later and later once we pass a certain part in the Earth's solar orbit however, referred to as the winter solstice. First Sunset: September 18, 2009 (9/18/2009), 7:09 P.M. Second Sunset: September 25, 2009 (9/25/2009), 6:57 P.M. Third Sunset: October 2, 2009 (10/2/2009), 6:46 P.M....
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