The course of the year – Earth revolving around the Sun

Distances and dimensions are not in scale. Color lines show Equinoxes and Solstice.

The apparent path of the Sun in the sky

Observation from a selected place on Earth.

Earth view

The circle of Illumination
High Noon
Tropics and Polar circles

Solar Time

What is the Solar Time and how long a daytime is?

Selecting a place on Earth

Using mouse you can move in  space and rotate the scene.