solar time


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solar time

n.
Time based on the rotation of the earth and the position of the sun in the sky with respect to the local meridian.
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Greenwich Mean Time corresponds to the mean solar time at the meridian crossing the Greenwich Royal Observatory, near London.
3-5 show the instantaneous variation during each day of the solar time, filling ratio, inclination angle and the hot water mass flow rate of the wickless heat pipe evacuated tube solar collector (HP-ETSC).
As many have pointed out, we still sail by Euclidian geometry and continually use solar time in our daily activities.
Contract notice: Supply, Delivery, Installation And Commissioning Of Solar Time Clock For Valves City For The Years 2016 To 2020 With Implementation Of Management System Of Central Time Clock
Dai reported the preferred direction of diffusion from 15 days, plotted against Wuhan Solar Time.
Until 1968, the length of the second was based on the rotation of the Earth by observing mean solar time at astronomical observatories.
By means of calculating solar time (based on the passage of the sun) and sidereal time (based on the rotation of the Earth), the Space Traveller's watch set a new standard for astronomical accuracy with error reduced to 0.
All these instruments, as well as the Misra Yantra which dates from the 1750s, were designed to measure the positions of objects in space or to measure solar time.
Sol 48, in Mars local mean solar time at Gale Crater, ended at 3:09 p.
Israel Standard Time (IST) is equivalent to GMT + 2 hours and during the month of August solar time precede local time by about 15 minutes.

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