Friday, September 23, 2011

Seeing Equinoxes and Solstices from Space

This is how Solstice and Equinox look like .......
....... a wider perspective....
......view from space.

Equinox ------ Sun overhead equator ---- sunlight falls equally in both Hemispheres.
Solstice  ------ Sun is overhead northern/ southernmost position ---- sunlight falls maximum in Summer Hemispheres.


I have taken the selected days visible imagery from Meteosat and arranged them in a 2x2 matrix.....
Image courtesy: Dundee Satellite Receiving Station.

(Isn't it better and give real information than the long used

Inspiration obtained from:
Seeing Equinoxes and Solstices from Space
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=52248


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