subsolar point

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subsolar point

(sub-soh -ler) See substellar point.

subsolar point

[¦səb′sō·lər ′pȯint]
(astronomy)
The sun's zenith geographic position at any particular moment in time.
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El objetivo de este articulo es describir el procedimiento terapeutico aplicado y la evolucion en un caso de absceso subsolar y doble suela en un equino.
Plan diagnostico: los hallazgos clinicos sugieren los diagnosticos de absceso subsolar, contusion de la suela y fractura de la tercera falange.
s] (the latitudes of the subEarth and subsolar points, respectively) were small and fairly similar, the data implying a reflector at lat.
Cennergi, South Africa based newly founded energy company, has purchased development rights to a solar photovoltaic project from a consortium of Subsolar Energy and Ruscello Renewable Energy.
All projects developed by Subsolar have a strong consideration for the requirements of all the stakeholders, and we view Cennergi s acquisition of this project as proof of the quality of the work we have done, said Dick Berlijn, Managing Director of Subsolar Energy.
The global storm and the NPH gradually became less active in August, though the latter's decline could equally be influenced by the southward movement of the subsolar point.
SubSolar panels are installed underneath the ground, virtually invisible to the naked eye.
The lower portion of the window shows the world map with the subsolar point and pertinent observational data for the Sun and Moon.
Schiaparelli calculated that the subsolar reflection ought to rival a 3rd-magnitude star in brilliance.
A specular reflection from brine pools or a sheet of ice was also considered, but the viewing geometry seemed all wrong --Saheki's flare was seen far from the subsolar point, the location on Mars where the Sun would appear at the zenith.
Writing in the December 1, 1999, issue of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Brandl and his colleagues conclude that NGC 3603 contains thousands of subsolar stars as faint as 0.
Because of orbital geometry and precession, Triton undergoes extreme seasonal changes (the subsolar latitude cycles between about 50 [degrees] north and south) over time scales of centuries.