Thanks, the concept of solar noon sounded great when reading it, until I
went outside and found out exactly what it was. A SE alignment seemed
all wrong, glad to know my instincts are correct.
Kevin Conlin wrote:
> Kim, I always use a compass and face due South, and if there are
> shading or other issues, such as weak morning sun, a SW orientation is
> always preferable to SE, as you observed, morning clouds are frequent.
> Problem is on the Gulf Coast we often get afternoon clouds as well.
> Also, I don’t get hung up on magnetic declination, as you may know, true
> south is not always the same as magnetic south, but it’s close enough in
> our part of the country.