# Position of Sun

Discussion in 'Photography' started by Mike Cook, Jun 26, 2003.

1. ### Mike CookGuest

Hi

I need some help to work out the position of the sun at a given time.

I take photographs of Railways and wanted to know if there is a simple way
of calculating where the sun will be at a given time in relation the the
direction of a rail line.

Regards

Mike Cook

Mike Cook, Jun 26, 2003

2. ### Jon PikeGuest

Um. Look up? Get a sundial?

Jon Pike, Jun 26, 2003

Try this site:

Sun Positions, Formulas, & Sundials
http://www.providence.edu/mcs/rbg/java/sun.htm

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4. ### Mike CookGuest

One word describes you to a tee , PRICK .

Regards

Mike Cook, Jun 26, 2003
5. ### Gareth QualeGuest

Many, many years ago as a Boy Scout I was taught that if you pointed the
hour hand of a watch at the sun, south was half way between the hour hand
and 12 on the watch dial. This is not precise, but would seem to be close

Gareth Quale, Jun 26, 2003
6. ### Jon PikeGuest

Why, because I stated the obvious?

Jon Pike, Jun 27, 2003

I agree. I hate it when ppl are honestly looking for advise/answers, and
someone like THAT has to show their ass and be a smart ass MF!

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Just because you CAN, doesn't mean you SHOULD. re-87

Too often, we lose sight of life's simple pleasures.
Remember, when someone annoys you it takes 42
muscles in your face to frown BUT, it only takes 4
muscles to extend your arm and bitch-slap the