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see also:

north, south, east

setting / west

Aristotle METE


Lucretius DRN

Seneca NQ

References for Greek and Latin

settings happen in the west (and southwest and northwest)
Modern Description

written by Susanne M Hoffmann

As the Earth turns from west to east, it seems to an observer on Earth (us) that the whole celestial sphere with all stars, planets, Sun and Moon, turns from east to west around us.

All celestial objects set in western directions.

Further Remarks

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