Is it possible on a sunny day to stick a peg into the ground so that it does not cast a shadow for a while.
July 31, 2021 | education|
In temperate latitudes, the shadow will be very short, but it will not completely disappear even at noon and even on a sunny day, although the title of the famous film seems to say the opposite. But there is such a phenomenon as Lahaina noon (named after the Lahaina area in Hawaii). There, on a sunny afternoon, poles, flagpoles and other vertically set objects really do not cast even the slightest shadow. This phenomenon attracts not only scientists, but also numerous tourists in Hawaii and is even reflected in fiction.
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