Consider the following differences between Solar day and Sidereal day:

  1. While Solar day is measured by the apparent diurnal motion of the sun, sidereal day is measured with respect to the distant stars
  2. The sidereal day is four minutes shorter than the solar day

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module