• DIURNAL AND ANNUAL MOTION OF THE EARTH
    PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

    DIURNAL AND ANNUAL MOTION OF THE EARTH

    Everyday the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. This process led many people in the past to think that the sun is moving and the earth is fixed. The sun moves around the earth. But with the advancement of science, this has been proved that the sun itself is moving and the earth has also motion. Later it has been revealed that the sun does not move around the earth, rather the earth moves around the sun. The earth not only moves around the sun, it also rotates on its own axis. The motion of the earth is of two types : (1) to rotate on…

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