Getting up early tomorrow for an ANZAC Day dawn service?

We take sunrise for granted. Our planet rolls around every day and suddenly, here’s our local star.

But did you know:

  • There are different kinds of dawn?
  • At sunrise the Sun is actually still below the horizon?
  • You can see the Earth’s shadow any day of the week, and not just during a lunar eclipse?
  • The Belt of Venus is not an item of intimate apparel?

Read moreĀ here.

The sun rising over Stonehenge in Britain.

Sunrise on the summer solstice at Stonehenge. Source: Wikimedia Commons


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