Calculating the variations of sunrise, sunset and day length times for Baghdad city.With comparison to different regions of the world in year 2019

  • Fouad M. Abdulla Department of Astronomy and Space, College of Science, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Keywords: sunrise time, sunset time, day length time

Abstract

     The sunrise, sunset, and day length times for Baghdad (Latitude =33.34º N, Longitude =44.43º E) were calculated with high accuracy on a daily basis during 2019. The results showed that the earliest time of sunrise in Baghdad was at 4h: 53m from 5 Jun. to 20 Jun while the latest was at 7h: 07m from 5 Jan. to 11 Jan. The earliest time of sunset in Baghdad was at16 h: 55m from 30 Nov. to 10 Dec. whereas the latest was at 19h: 16m from 25 Jun. to 5 Jul. The minimum period of day length in Baghdad was 9h: 57m) in 17 Dec. whereas the maximum period was 14h: 22m) in 20 Jun. Day length was calculated and compared among regions of different latitudes(0, 15, 30, 45 and 60 north).

Published
2019-12-29
How to Cite
Abdulla, F. M. (2019). Calculating the variations of sunrise, sunset and day length times for Baghdad city.With comparison to different regions of the world in year 2019. Iraqi Journal of Science, 60(12), 2732-2741. https://doi.org/10.24996/ijs.2019.60.12.24
Section
Astronomy and Space