Added to Favorites

Related Searches

Nearby Words

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

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia © 2001-2006 Wikipedia contributors (Disclaimer)

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Last updated on Saturday December 08, 2007 at 18:51:21 PST (GMT -0800)

View this article at Wikipedia.org - Edit this article at Wikipedia.org - Donate to the Wikimedia Foundation

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Last updated on Saturday December 08, 2007 at 18:51:21 PST (GMT -0800)

View this article at Wikipedia.org - Edit this article at Wikipedia.org - Donate to the Wikimedia Foundation

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.