General Knowledge - World Geography - Discussion


The length of the day is determined in

[A]. astronomical units
[B]. solar terms
[C]. length of the hours
[D]. None of the above

Answer: Option A


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Chandru said: (Feb 1, 2012)  
1 Astronomical unit is equal to distance between sun and the earth ie.,(approximately 150 million kilometers).

Gagan said: (Apr 10, 2012)  
1 AU= 149.60*10^6km

Subhrojyoti said: (Oct 15, 2013)  
How is it related to the length of the day?

Naahin said: (Nov 18, 2013)  
Can anyone tell how is it determined ?

Hardik said: (Sep 19, 2015)  
Length of day is determined by number of sunshine hours measured using sunshine recorder.

Diapk Paudel said: (Feb 26, 2016)  
Astronomical units is the distance between earth and sun.

Rohani said: (Sep 24, 2016)  
Astronomical units are the distance between earth and sun, approximately 150 million kilometers.

Tahrim said: (Apr 17, 2018)  
Astronomical unit i.e light years are used to measure distances between heavenly bodies.

Length of the day, however, depends on the time taken by earth to complete one revolution in respect to a particular heavenly object.

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