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-The daily appearance of the sun on the eastern horizon as a result of the earth's rotation. In the United States, it is considered as that instant when the upper edge of the sun appears on the sea level horizon. In Great Britain, the center of the sun's disk is used instead. Time of sunrise is calculated for mean sea level.+[[Image:Sunrise sweden moguls course.JPG|'''[[Sunrise]]''' is the daily appearance of the sun on the eastern '''[[horizon]]''' as a result of the earth's rotation. In the United States, it is considered as that instant when the upper edge of the sun appears on the sea level '''[[horizon]]'''. In Great Britain, the center of the sun's disk is used instead. Time of sunrise is calculated for '''[[mean sea level]]'''.|thumb|400px]]
 +'''[[Sunrise]]''' is the daily appearance of the sun on the eastern '''[[horizon]]''' as a result of the earth's rotation.
-[[Image:Sunrise mountains.jpg]]+In the United States, it is considered as that instant when the upper edge of the sun appears on the sea level '''[[horizon]]'''.
 +In Great Britain, the center of the sun's disk is used instead. Time of sunrise is calculated for '''[[mean sea level]]'''.
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 +[[Image:Sunrise mountains.jpg|thumb|400px]]
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 +== '''Also See'''==
 +*'''[[Lighting Glossary]]'''
 +*'''[[latitude]]'''
 +*'''[[longitude]]'''
 +*'''[[Global Positioning System]]'''
 +*'''[[Sunlight]]'''
 +*'''[[Azimuth]]'''
 +*'''[[Dusk]]'''
 +*'''[[Sunset]]'''
 +*'''[[Twilight]]'''
 +*'''[[Dawn]]'''
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 +== '''Reference''' ==
 +# Wikipedia ''Sunrise'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunrise]
 +# ''Optics Picture'' [http://www.atoptics.co.uk/]
-[[Image:Sunrise sweden moguls course.JPG|429px]] 
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Sunrise is the daily appearance of the sun on the eastern horizon as a result of the earth's rotation. In the United States, it is considered as that instant when the upper edge of the sun appears on the sea level horizon. In Great Britain, the center of the sun's disk is used instead. Time of sunrise is calculated for mean sea level.
Sunrise is the daily appearance of the sun on the eastern horizon as a result of the earth's rotation. In the United States, it is considered as that instant when the upper edge of the sun appears on the sea level horizon. In Great Britain, the center of the sun's disk is used instead. Time of sunrise is calculated for mean sea level.

Sunrise is the daily appearance of the sun on the eastern horizon as a result of the earth's rotation.

In the United States, it is considered as that instant when the upper edge of the sun appears on the sea level horizon.

In Great Britain, the center of the sun's disk is used instead. Time of sunrise is calculated for mean sea level.


[edit] Also See


[edit] Reference

  1. Wikipedia Sunrise [1]
  2. Optics Picture [2]

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