The Position of the Sun
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|Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas|
|A computer program to calculate the position of the sun, with an article describing the calculation of the apparent sun position in local coordinates for an earth observer: notation; solution; removing the effect of one variable and simplifying the solution; qualitative descriptions of solar motion; conversion of these variables to local time; the length of a day; and the amount of sunlight falling (i.e. energy gain).|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Articles, General Software Miscellaneous|
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