The Plymouth State Meteorology Program proudly presents ...

Here Comes the Sun:

A Solar/Terrestrial Tutorial

Look up at the sky in the middle of the day on a clear afternoon, and what's the first thing you notice? The sun, right? If you've ever wanted to know why the sun is never directly overhead at noon at higher latitudes, or why all the ice at the North Pole doesn't melt during the Summer Solstice, or even what a solstice is, you've just found the right place!

This is a self-guided tutorial on the sun and its effects on the environment here on Earth. Through this tutorial, you will be able to see the sun in, if you'll pardon the pun, a different light.

So, be prepared to learn something new on one of the most illuminating subjects around: The Sun.

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