Each satellite is thus once again over the same spot of the Earth at the end of each sidereal day
1s and sidereal time is a time system based on this, with one sidereal day
being 23h 56m 04.
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
When she isn't teaching physics, Pamela Gay blogs about our changing understanding of the cosmos one sidereal day
at a time at www.
2) leads to appearance of similar histograms with two clearly distinguished periods, which are equal to a sidereal day
(1,436 min) and a solar day (1,440 min).
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.
The short lower part of the pole is parallel to the Earth's axis and rotates once per sidereal day
(23 hours 56 minutes 4.
Therefore, the solar day is approximately 4 minutes longer than the sidereal day