Caption: Animation of planet Earth rotating, showing the dividing line between the day and night sides. This line is called the terminator, and its passage is experienced on the surface as evening twilight. The angle of the terminator depends on the season. This animation shows the situation in the northern hemisphere summer, where the north pole (top) is in constant daylight.

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Keywords: astronomical, astronomy, axial, border, clouds, continents, day, dividing line, earth, evening, globe, loop, loopable, looping, night, northern hemisphere, orbit, planet, rotating, rotation, season, seasonal, seasons, side, sides, solar system, summer, sunlight, sunlit, terminator, tilt, tilted, twilight, world

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Rotating Earth day and night sides

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Duration: 00:00:30.06

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 977.1M


Capture format: QuickTime Animation

Frame size: 3840x2160

Codec: Photo - JPEG

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