Solar hour


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the twenty-fourth part of a solar day.

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The direct radiation is empirical established depending on the extraterrestrial radiation, the medium solar constant, the day number during a year, the distortion factor, the solar altitude angle, the solar declination, the latitude angle, the solar hour angle, and the local solar time.
Above all this, the pinnacle is a stone globe mounted on ironwork showing solar hours.
Homeowners can accelerate their potential savings by shifting their energy use to coincide with peak solar hours, which can be accomplished by using high energy appliances like washing machines and tumble driers during the daytime.
Every time I come to Europe I traverse seven solar hours.