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Rudi Kiefer: Season change will make afternoon sun blinding
Rudi Kiefer
The eclipse was fun to watch last Monday. Yet even with our world getting darker for a short while, events of this kind don’t make much of an impact on our natural systems. Much more dramatic is the effect of the earth’s orbit around the sun. It takes us 365 days and six hours to complete one circuit. Because the earth’s axis is tilted, we experience huge seasonal climate changes.