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The solar elevation angle is the elevation angle of the sun. That is, the angle between the direction
of the sun and the (idealized) horizon. It can be calculated, to a good approximation, using the
following formula:
## See also

- $$

- $,\; theta\_mathrm\{s\}$ is the solar elevation angle
- $,\; h$ is the hour angle, in the local solar time.
- $,\; delta$ is the current sun declination
- $,\; Phi$ is the local latitude

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