What causes sunrise and sunset?

Answer

The earth's rotation causes sunrises and sunsets. The early or late times in the day that these occur depends on the angle of the earth's orbit in relation to the sun. The different colors that show up in sunrises and sunsets are caused by dust particles refracting the sun's rays to produce various colors.
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The Earth's rotation. As the Earth rotates, the sun shines on only one side, leaving the other side dark. The part that is lighted, however, moves with the rotation. From the Earth,
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1. Look at the pages in your Nautical Almanac for the day you're interested in; there are two pages for each day. The Table of Sunrises and Sunsets will appear on the right page.
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