The solar constant is defined as the quantityof solar energy (W/m²) at normal incidenceoutside the atmosphere (extraterrestrial) at themean sun-earth distance. Its mean value is1367.7 W/m².
The arc or portion of the earth's equator intersected between themeridianof a given place and areference meridian (usually the one from Greenwich,England). The longitude is taken positive east of theGreenwich meridian and negative west of theGreenwich meridian
The angular distance north or south from theearth's equator measured through 90 degrees.The latitude is taken positive in the northernhemisphere