Profile Angle

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Let us call Profile Plane  the plane passing through an horizontal line perpendicular to a given azimuth, and the sun.

We call Profile angle, related to a given azimuth, the angle formed by the profile plane and the horizontal plane.

This is the characteristic angle describing the shadows limited by a horizontal line (wall, shed, balcony).