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Sunset on the World Trade Center

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At 110 stories, the World Trade Center twin towers were tall enough for the Sun to set nearly two minutes later for people on the top floors than for people on the bottom floors.

Sunset on World Trade Center

Sunset on the World Trade Center.

© Neil deGrasse Tyson, 2001


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As always, but especially today, keep looking up.

-NDTyson

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