Asked by: Josune Markowitzasked in category: General Last Updated: 11th January, 2020
Which latitude is called Tropic of Cancer?
Beside this, what is the Tropic of Cancer latitude?
23.5 degrees latitude
what is Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn? The Tropic of Cancer is the most northern latitude on the Earth where the sun can appear directly overhead. The Tropic of Capricorn is the most southern latitude on the Earth where the sun can appear directly overhead. And the Tropic of Capricorn is at approximately 23.4 degrees south of the Equator.
Beside above, what is called Tropic of Cancer?
Naming the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn The Tropic of Cancer was named because at the time of its naming, the sun was positioned in the Cancer constellation during the June solstice. Likewise, the Tropic of Capricorn was named because the sun was in the constellation Capricorn during the December solstice.
When the sun is overhead the Tropic of Cancer?