Dean le Pere

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In earth, life on March 24, 2010 at 12:36

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Did you know that the earth is tilted at approximately 23.5 degrees in relation to the ecliptic plane. Yep, that means the equator is not level with the ecliptic plane. How amazing is it that. And that’s why we have seasons.

And get this, the earth is not tilted at exactly 23.5 degrees all the time. But rather that is the average range. So the earth basically wobbles as it rotates.

That must be the reason why I feel so unstable some of the time. It’s not me, it’s the earth. But I am grateful for the variety that the change of seasons bring, so I am not complaining.