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Synonyms for sidereal day
the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
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One natural time scale is the sidereal day
, a timescale that includes effects due to diurnal variations of the ionosphere and diurnal temperature variations.
Jockey Gerald Avranche steered the favourite, owned by Al Nasseriyeh and trained by Alan Smith, past Danish Express while Thaqib was third and Sidereal Day
Therefore, the solar day is approximately 4 minutes longer than the sidereal day
But Muthaqaf, owned by Fawzi Abdulla Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and to be ridden by M O Callaghan, is expected to beat Thaqib and Sidereal Day
for the top prize.
After the forth rotation we finally see two extrema corresponding to the "normal" solar and sidereal day