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What is the angle of the Sun on the eastern horizon at 35° latitude if it is the winter solstice?

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    $\begingroup$ If the Sun is "on the eastern horizon" then the altitude is zero. Perhaps you mean "azimuth?" $\endgroup$ – uhoh Sep 12 at 5:05
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    $\begingroup$ This is the way the problem worded it, but yes, Azimuth would make sense in the context of this. $\endgroup$ – Tungolcraeft Sep 12 at 15:21
  • $\begingroup$ Okay thanks! Well then you need to decide which one you'd like answered here in Stack Exchange. If it's altitude, then I think you can answer your own question here by clicking the Answer button. But if you want Azimuth answered here, then you can click "edit" and change to azimuth. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Sep 12 at 15:27
  • $\begingroup$ I don't think there's any need to insta-close this question so quickly, the OP is responsive and working to clarify. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Sep 12 at 15:36
  • $\begingroup$ winter in Northern or Southern Hemisphere? $\endgroup$ – Carl Witthoft Sep 12 at 18:42

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