Calculating Sun's Elevation

Calculating Sun's Elevation

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Credit: GIANNI TORTOLI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Sketch depicting a method of calculating the sun's elevation. One man keeps the instrument level, while the other man makes adjustments and reads the elevation in degrees. Sketch by R. Dudleo, From Dell'Arcano del Mare, Florence, 1647; Riccardiana Library, Florence, Italy.

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