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Title: Solar Position Algorithm for Solar Radiation Applications (Revised)

Abstract

This report is a step-by-step procedure for implementing an algorithm to calculate the solar zenith and azimuth angles in the period from the year -2000 to 6000, with uncertainties of ?0.0003/. It is written in a step-by-step format to simplify otherwise complicated steps, with a focus on the sun instead of the planets and stars in general. The algorithm is written in such a way to accommodate solar radiation applications.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
15003974
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-560-34302
TRN: US201015%%257
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-99-GO10337
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Supercedes November 2005 version
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 99 FEDERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; ALGORITHMS; PLANETS; SOLAR RADIATION; STARS; SUN; ALGORITHM; SOLAR POSITION ALGORITHM; SOLAR RADIATION APPLICATIONS; SOLAR ZENITH ANGLES; SOLAR AZIMUTH ANGLES; Solar Energy - Radiation

Citation Formats

Reda, I, and Andreas, A. Solar Position Algorithm for Solar Radiation Applications (Revised). United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.2172/15003974.
Reda, I, & Andreas, A. Solar Position Algorithm for Solar Radiation Applications (Revised). United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/15003974
Reda, I, and Andreas, A. Tue . "Solar Position Algorithm for Solar Radiation Applications (Revised)". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/15003974. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/15003974.
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abstractNote = {This report is a step-by-step procedure for implementing an algorithm to calculate the solar zenith and azimuth angles in the period from the year -2000 to 6000, with uncertainties of ?0.0003/. It is written in a step-by-step format to simplify otherwise complicated steps, with a focus on the sun instead of the planets and stars in general. The algorithm is written in such a way to accommodate solar radiation applications.},
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place = {United States},
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