Sea­sonal Tilt

The News (New Glasgow) - - FRONT PAGE -

The changes that oc­cur in fall are not due to the Earth’s dis­tance from the sun. They are caused by how the Earth is tilted, in re­la­tion to the sun.

When a hemi­sphere of the Earth tilts to­ward the sun, it gets warmer – au­tumn oc­curs as a hemi­sphere turns away from the sun.

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