Why Does the Sunrise in the East and Set in the West?

Answer

The Sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to the rotation of the Earth round its own axis in a west to east direction. The duration it will take for the Sun to rise will however depend on the location of the Earth in its orbit round the sun.
Q&A Related to "Why Does the Sunrise in the East and Set in..."
The sun rises in the east is because the earth rotates in a counterclockwise direction, which means it rotates from west to east - causing the sun to rise earlier in the east and
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_does_the_sunrise_at_...
The world economy is hugely dependent upon the regular, predictable, uninterrupted supply of oil from the region. A trade policy is a wonderful thing in times of peace and prosperity
http://www.quora.com/Why-does-the-West-care-about-...
The sun rises and sets the way it does because the Earth
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-does-the-sun-ri...
Because of the way the Earth spins on it's axis and orbits around the sun. To understand this more clearly. The earth is spinning counter-clockwise. You'd think it would rise west
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201205...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com