The location of the sunset due West changes greatly depending on how far away from the equator you are.

Over the last few months I’ve noticed the sunset moving across Toronto’s skyline. I know that the Northern hemisphere tilts away from the sun while heading into the winter months, but it is another thing watching this little ball of water we call a planet we live on wobble on it’s axis in real time. I’ve got an enviable vantage point from which to watch it unfold, so it makes the curiosity all the more fascinating and I thought I should share. For the nerds or just curious types looking for an in-depth scientific explainer, check out this break down.

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