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Milankovitch Cycles ex def

These cycles are caused by changes in the earth’s orbit around the sun, like its shape or eccentricity, its precession or wobble, and the tilt of its axis or obliquity.  Each of these have a different effect on how much of the sun’s energy reaches the earth and when the strongest sunlight occurs.

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