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    Re: Beginner moonrise and set question
    From: John Simmonds
    Date: 2004 Sep 24, 02:05 +1000

    relative to sun & stars

    live every day like it may be your last .. cause one day it will be

    On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 02:42:21 -0500, Bill wrote:
    >> Actually, 24h rotation of earth is also slightly MORE than 360
    >> deg arising from the earths orbit around the sun
    > Relative to what?  Agreed the Earth has to over-rotate relative to
    > the stars for the Sun to be close to the meridian passage at noon
    > (or any other reference point). If it rotated 360 d relative to the
    > stars approx. 182.5 days through the cycle noon would be dark--AKA
    > midnight.

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