Deriving an equation for the Sun’s path
Makhija, Aman (2023) Deriving an equation for the Sun’s path. At Right Angles. pp. 6973. ISSN 25821873
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Watching the sun rise and set from my balcony each day, I wondered: how easy is it to derive a mathematical formula to describe the path of the sun over the course of the day? This path varies depending on the observer’s latitude and the time of year.
Item Type:  Articles in APF Magazines  

Authors:  Makhija, Aman  
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  Solar declination, midnight sun, polar night, vector geometry, mathematization, astronomy, vectors, trigonometry, coordinate geometry  
Subjects:  Natural Sciences > Mathematics  
Divisions:  Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles  
Full Text Status:  Public  
URI:  http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/4557  
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