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Standard time Zone of India and Greenwich Time Zone

by Chandra Sekhar Sharma

Posted on 2/11/2020 2:52:15 PM

Astronomy

Solar time is a calculation of the passage of time based on the position of the Sun in the sky. The fundamental unit of solar time is the day. Two types of solar time are apparent solar time (sundial time) and mean solar time (clock time).Earth spins on an imaginary pole called its axis. Every 24 hours, the Earth makes a complete rotation — or one full turn — on its axis , called as day.India Standard Time (IST) is 5:30 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in Asia.

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