chapter 3 vocab

  1. Earth spin on its axis per day (24 hours)
    Rotation
  2. Earths annual trip around the sun
    Revolution
  3. Increases in the surface area over which radiation is distributed in response to a decrease in solar angleĀ 
    Beam spreading
  4. Hotter objects
    short wavelengths
  5. cooler objects
    long wavelengths
  6. point on earth where the sun is directly overhead
    Subsolar point
  7. latitude of the subsolar point
    Solar Declination
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