Hello, Do you have a good website for a working model/explanation of the sun and orbiting planets, with the earth's moon? From our eastern window, I view the sun rising from the SE towards the NW, then at other times I see the sun rise from the NE towards the SW. I want to understand the earth's rotation on axis, or axes, as well as the seasonal relation to the sun, duration of daylight, and so forth.
Generally speaking, the Sun rises in the E and sets in the W. From the mid latituded of the US, the sun rises E and sets in the W in the Spring and Fall.
It rises SE and sets SW in the winter, and rises NE and sets NW in the summer.
It all depends upon your exact location.
A local planetarium can help you out with this.
If you let me know what city you live in, I will get you info on your local Planetarium.