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What is the maximum and minimum noon Sun angles at 37 degrees N latitude for California? (for any date this month)

What is the minimum noon sun angle at 37 degrees N latitude for California ?(for any date this month use date above for both)

How does the intensity and duration of solar radiation change at this location throughout the year?

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Solution Summary

The solution works through the geometric relationship between latitude, season and sun angle in the sky.

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