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Calculations for sun position follower 
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#1
Nov2012, 10:59 AM

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HI
I'm making a sun follower with a pic, and I need the formulas to calculate the position of the sun, I need to calculate azimuth angle and zenith angle (Is that enough to know at any time the position of the sun???). Thanks 


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Nov2212, 09:34 PM

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How accurate a 'fix' are you looking for? Formulas with practical accuracies can be found in the book, "Astronomical Algorithms" by Jean Meeus. 


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Nov2712, 05:15 PM

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