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    Re: Beginner moonrise and set question
    From: John Simmonds
    Date: 2004 Sep 23, 13:15 +1000

    Actually, 24h rotation of earth is also slightly MORE than 360 deg arising from the earths orbit around the sun

    Don't have the numbers handy .. but 23h 56m and odd seconds sounds about right

     

     


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    On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 19:47:06 -0500, Bill wrote:
    >snip

    >
    > Arc-to-time for the Sun passes my common sense test--360d in 24
    > hours for 15 degrees/hour.
    >
    > For the stars, it would seem arc to time would be 360d in 23:56:06
    > so arc would be divided by approx. 15.04d/hr to get time in solar
    > hours.
    >

       
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