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Insolation for Earth

Insolation is a word made up of the parts of three words, INcoming SOLar radiATION. This incoming solar radiation is mainly in the form of light and heat.   The angle at which the light strikes the Earth has a lot to do with how and when various places on the Earth warm up or cool down.  The two major factors covered in the animation above are the tilt of the Earth's axis causing seasons and the time of the day...

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