is that figure-8 curve that you get when
the position of the Sun at the same time
each day throughout planet
26 separate exposures were recorded to illustrate
the regular solar motion -- a difficult
project performed mostly during the calendar year 2006.
The images were taken at 8 am in the morning in northern
and digitally combined with a single foreground image later.
The individual images have since been combined into
correspond to the top and bottom of the figure-8, indicating the
northern and southernmost excursions of the Sun in the sky.
The tilt of planet
and the variation in speed as it moves around its orbit combine to
produce the graceful