If the Earth rotates at 1000 miles per hour, why don't shadows move real fast?


I don't really see why they should, because shadows are cast by objects that are rotating with the Earth in your vicinity. They only move at a speed determined by the motion of the Sun in the sky and your latitude on the Earth with a speed of about 1 degree per 15 minutes or so.


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