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June just before sunrise rising tau sept just before

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June just before sunrise, rising TAU Sept. just before sunrise, high in the sky TAU June sun is “in” TAU + GEM you see high in the sky: o OPH o SAG o SCO Dec. sun is “in” OPH + SAG , at midnight high in the sky: o GEM o TAU March just after sunset constant rising VIR Feb. at midnight high in the sky LEO -Suppose the sun is “in” AQU, where will it go next? PSC Circumpolar Stars: -stars near Polaris -stars never set NCP= North Celestial Pole Polaris is 0.8° from NCP Casseiopeia can look like: Long time exsposure Circumpolar Trails: Texas:
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ACT (NCP)= your latitude on the Earth’s core Latitude= ± degrees above/below equator -San Marcos: 30°N latitude 98°W longitude Mexico Texas Wisconsin Calendars: -Earth sun distance variations (±2%) -Earth at Perihelion: January 1-4 “closest to” “sun” -Earth at Aphelion: July 2-6 (does NOT cause seasons) “farthest from” -minimum distance: 91,000,000 miles January -average distance: 93,000,000 miles -Max distance: 95,000,000 miles July
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1.) Tropical Year ≈ 365.2422 days summer solstice summer solstice longest day longest day **keyed to seasons, axis tilt of the earth** N. Pole tilted to sun N. Pole tilted to sun 2.) Sidereal (“of stars”) Year ≈ 365.2564 sun in constellation sun returns to same constellation ex. Sun in VIR sun returns to VIR 3.) Anomalistic (“of orbit”) Year ≈ 365.2596 perihelion next perihelion Anomalistic year differs from sidereal year because the Earth’s orbit is slowly shifting o Gravity of Jupiter + Saturn Tropical year differs from sidereal year because Earth’s axis is slowly shifting o ‘Earths axis’ due to seasons, ‘slowly shifting’ due to “precession of equinoxes” Months: 7 8 9 10 J F M A M J J A S O
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