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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania - GEOS 103 - Class Notes - Week 8

School: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Department: Geoscience
Course: Observing Our Cosmos
Professor: David Hurd
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: GEOS, 103, Geoscience, Observing, our, cosmos, and GEOS103
Name: GEOS Week 8 Notes
Description: Week 7 was spent on review and taking our Midterm Exam. I hope you all did well! These notes cover Week 8 class material.
Uploaded: 03/25/2017
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background image GEOS 103.001 – Observing Our Cosmos Edinboro University Course Dr. David Hurd Week 8 Class Lecture Notes (3/21 – 3/23) 3/21 Sun rises in east, sets in the west (generally, with exceptions) o Due to rotation on Earth’s axis Solar noon = the position of the sun on our meridian of longitude On page 8 in the blue packet, we filled out the Annual Variation of Sun at Solar Noon
and the Length of day in Edinboro:
Most important days: VE = Vernal Equinox o Sun is 48  ͦ  above horizon at solar noon o 12 hours of sunlight
o The sun rises in E and sets in W
o Intersects CE
SS = Summer Solstice o 71.5  ͦ  above horizon o Approx. 14hr 30min of sunlight Longest day of the year o Sun rises in NE, sets in NW
o The sun in the furthest north from the CE that it will ever be
AE = Autumnal Equinox o 48  ͦ  above horizon o 12 hours of sunlight
o The sun rises in E and sets in W
o Intersects CE
WS = Winter Solstice o 24.5  ͦ  above horizon o Approx. 8 hours of sunlight Shortest day of the year o Sun rises in SE, sets in SW
o Sun is furthest south from CE that it will ever be
3/23 You always fin the sun, moon, and planets along the ecliptic o The ecliptic is marked by the twelve zodiac constellations

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School: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Department: Geoscience
Course: Observing Our Cosmos
Professor: David Hurd
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: GEOS, 103, Geoscience, Observing, our, cosmos, and GEOS103
Name: GEOS Week 8 Notes
Description: Week 7 was spent on review and taking our Midterm Exam. I hope you all did well! These notes cover Week 8 class material.
Uploaded: 03/25/2017
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