Photo of snowy Sussex woodland trail Photo of snowy Sussex woodland trail

Equinoctial Sunrise


It is the morning after the equinox and not a bad one either. The sun rises due east on the equinox, but the daily difference is at its greatest at this time too so we have already moved north of east.

In this picture the horizon is well above sea level because of the hill, so we have to bear in mind that the angle the sun makes to the horizon will be 90 degrees minus our latitude, ie. our colatitude.

Equinox Sunrise

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