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    Re: Emergency sun declination
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2004 May 31, 22:21 EDT
    A bit of trivia. What is the obliquity of the ecliptic to the nearest hundredth of a degree? On the list recently, you may have seen 23.45 degrees and also 23.44 degrees. It is (maybe!) interesting to note that the correct hundredth of a degree to round to has changed relatively recently. Anybody care to work out the date? On what day did it slide from 23.45 to 23.44? When was it 23.4450000.... ?

    Frank R
    [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
    [X] Chicago, Illinois
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