On the equator!
The equator is an imaginary horizontal line. It encircles the Earth like
a belt. The equator marks the mid-point between the North and South Poles.
The latitude of the equator is zero degrees.
Macapá, Brazil, is located on the equator. Many people visit its equator line monument Marco Zero, and the Zerão soccer stadium just steps away. Part of the stadium lies north of the equator, and part lies south.
Macapá is not a Mystery Class site. However, you can compare its photoperiod to yours and that of the 10 mystery sites.
Now you have the photoperiod for two known locations, your town and Macapá on the equator. Using this information:
- Can you tell which Mystery Classes are north and south of the
- Which site is closest to the equator?
is located on the equator.
Photo: Google Earth
One Field, Two Hemispheres
The equator crosses this field.
Photo: Embassy of Brazil, London
Marco Zero monument