Daylight Hours Explorer

Set Latitude to -37.6 (or 37.6 S) in each simulation to view for Mickleham (or Melbourne)

Daylight Hours
Shows the hours of daylight received during the year for an observer at a given latitude. This is an important factor contributing to the seasons.

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Paths of the Sun
Shows how the declination of the sun varies over the course of a year using a horizon diagram.

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Seasons Simulator
Shows the geometry of the earth and sun over the course of a year, demonstrating how seasons occur. This simulator allows both orbital and celestial sphere representations of the seasonal motions.

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Motions of the Sun
This simulator models the motions of the sun in the sky using a horizon diagram, demonstrating daily and seasonal changes in the sun's position

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