Beauty Of Our Planet ( 3 ) Essay

751 Words Jun 10th, 2015 4 Pages
Beauty of our Planet (3) The earth is round. It is rotating every 24 hours with one complete rotation on its axis. That one rotation, is called a day. Imagine that sun shines as a flashlight that descends on the earth. That flash light won’t shines the whole earth but only a part of it. While the opposite side of the earth would be dark, our side would receive the sunlight. Sometimes, a solar eclipses occur at New Moon, when the moon is between Earth and the Sun. Lunar eclipse occur, when Earth is between the Sun and the moon. As your location rotates into sunlight, you see the sunrise. When your location rotates out of sunlight, you see the sun set. If we had one time zone for earth, noon would be the middle of the day in some places, but it would be morning, evening and the middle of the night in others.
According to the writer Judith, Kitchen in her short story called Standard Time she described the sunset and sunrise as, “We’ve stopped saving daylight. Now, in the dark diminished hour of five o’clock, light hovers some-where over the lake, a second horizon floating above the first, bright for the lingering moment, then gone” (152). Judith, Kitchen also described the beauty of dawn as, “Dawn over the Cascades. Three thousand miles away, I see it happen. Though I know you really can’t see the mountains till noon. Gray in the morning, a filtered gray, all gauze and cautious cloud cover. Three thousand miles and three time zones, and still I can call up sunlight on…

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