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    Re: September Equinox computation
    From: Pierre Boucher
    Date: 2002 Sep 24, 17:48 -0400

    >Essentially you go to the nearest hour to when the sun's declination is
    >close to zero, note the "v" increment (in this case it is 1.0) then go to
    >the back of the almanac and scroll through tables until the correction for
    >the "V" increment takes the declination down to precisely zero.
    
     From 51 to 56 minutes included gives a v corr. of 0.9
    
    ... and from and within those (51 to 56 minutes), there are many pairs of
    GHA Sun and Aries that would give a 180d SH.
    
    Exemple 04-52-04 by Dan Allen works
    
    Thanks to all who contributed.
    
    Pierre Boucher
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