Paths of the sun simulator this simulator allows you

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Paths of the Sun Simulator This simulator allows you to simulate the path of the sun for any date during the year forany latitude on the Earth. Spend some time familiarizing yourself with the simulator –most of the controls are fairly intuitive and similar to those in the preceding modules. Practice using the yearly slider to move to different dates during the year. Practice using the map to move to different latitudes during the year. Note that the simulation lists the right ascension, declination, azimuth, andaltitude for the sun at all times. Note that some advanced features such as the sidereal time, hour angle, equationof time, and the analemma are available in a box in the lower left in thissimulation, but will not be covered in this guide. Note that there are three different animation modes. oIf you selectcontinuous, time will move forward in a natural fashion. Youmay adjust the rate at which time passes using the animation speed slider.You may modify this mode with theloop daycheck box which will causethe sun’s motion for the current day to continually repeat. NAAP – Motions of the Sun 5/9

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