Solar equator

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The solar equator is the latitude immediately "under" the sun; where the sun is vertically above at midday.[1] Because of the inclination of the Earth's orbit the solar equator varies during the year, from the Tropic of Capricorn in December to the Tropic of Cancer in June.

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  1. ^ "Climate and Currents". Retrieved 4 March 2011.