The darkest day of the year – and the sun does not rotate at all

The darkest day of the year – and the sun does not rotate at all

From the winter solstice on the darkest days of the year, we move towards brighter times. But that the sun turns on Friday is just nonsense.

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04.27pm on Friday is the winter solstice of 2023, the time when the northern hemisphere is tilted furthest from the sun.

December 22 is the day when the sun is lowest in the sky, when we have the least daylight and darkest nights of the year.

  • In Oslo, the sun rises at 09:18 and sets at 15:12.
  • In Trondheim, the sun rises at 10:01 a.m. and sets at 2:31 p.m.
  • From Røstlandet by Lofoten and to the north it is dark.

Even in South Kristiansand, it only takes five hours and 25 minutes from sunrise above the line of sight to sunset in the Skagerrak.

Then he comes very blackvery blackAlso called dusk, twilight, or blue hour. Before and after, like the weakness of consolation.

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In an earlier version of the case, it was stated that it takes only five hours and 25 minutes from sunrise above line of sight to sunset in the Skagerrak. This was changed on 22 November 2023, at 10.28am.

Then he comes very blackvery blackAlso called dusk, twilight, or blue hour. Before and after, like the weakness of consolation.

According to Norwegian media, nearly 400 times in the past three years Recovered Recovered A Norwegian company that monitors editorial and social mediaIt is written that the sun rotates. This is what we say about “the day of the coup.”

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Low sun: The days are short in Nordmarka near Oslo.

But it wouldn't be appropriate for that.

Because it is Child learningChild learningWhat I learned in school and have long forgotten. It is not the sun that moves, but rather the earth that revolves around the sun.

What happens is that until the winter solstice, the sun creeps a little further south or to the south in the sky each day, as our eyes see it.

On the day of the solstice, the highest point of the sun appears to be stationary. The word solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium, which means that the sun remains stationary.

Then the sun turns towards the north or upward. The highest point of the sun rises slightly in the sky every day.

Things don't go fast, exactly. But it's going in the right direction.

BEAUTIFUL: Mother-of-pearl clouds at sunset in Oslo on Tuesday.

In Oslo, the day length increases by only nine seconds from Friday to Saturday. But within a week the change is one minute a day.

And then it moves towards brighter times:

  • On New Year's Eve, the day in Oslo increases by about eight minutes.
  • On January 31, the length of the day was increased by two hours.
  • On February 29, the length of the day was increased by four and a half hours.
  • On March 31, the length of the day was increased by seven hours and twenty minutes.

The longest day of the year – the summer solstice – will come next year on June 20.

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So the length of a day is the time from sunrise to sunset – Oslo is used as an example. Because the length of the day varies in our extended country.

Everything depends timeanddate.nothe world's largest site for time zones and time zones.

Time flies: from today the days will be brighter.

The day of the winter solstice varies in the spring Gregorian calendarGregorian calendarJulius Caesar didn't quite hit the mark with his calendar of 46 BC, but fortunately Pope Gregory XIII reformed the Julian calendar in 1582, so that the seasons became more in line with the sidereal year.:

Until 2047, the winter solstice falls alternately three years on December 21 and one year – the year before leap years (as in 2024) – on December 22.

In some calendars, the winter solstice is the first day of winter. The Chinese calendar calls the winter solstice the arrival of winter.

Winter continues accordingly Astronomy Astronomy Science of celestial bodies and outer space. It should not be confused with astrology, which is the art of predicting the future based on the position of the stars.Until the spring equinox, which falls on March 20 of next year. On that day, the length of day and night is approximately equal.

In the Nordic countries, on the day of the solstice, no one should bake or work with anything upside down. The Christmas beer was supposed to be brewed by December 22nd.

So, we can toast the winter solstice – and look forward to the Christmas party!

Dalila Awolowo

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