Alternate Definitions for solar rotation rate

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Term: solar rotation rate

(1) synodic: 13.39 degrees -2.7 degrees sin2 J per day (J = solar latitude). (2) sidereal: 14.38 degrees -2. 7 degrees sin2 J per day. The difference between sidereal and synodic rates is the Earth orbital motion of 0.985 degrees/day.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan