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    Re: September Equinox computation
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2002 Sep 25, 11:02 +1000

    John Kabel wrote:
    
    > ... the results show a 0d00.0' declination over a span of some
    > five minutes.  But the shift in the letter occurs from 4:55:24 to
    > 4:55:25.  And the crossing is at 104d16.8'.
    >
    
    With a DR of lat 0d and lon E104d 16'.8 I get a UT for the sun's meridian transit
    at 04:55:23,
    a LHA for Aries of 179d 59'.8, a SHA of 180d 00'0, an azimuth of 087.5d (!), an
    altitude for the sun's centre of 90d 02'.7, and a declination (the holy grail?)
    of 0d 00'0.
    
    All of which seems to indicate that according to my system we are very very close
    but not quite on the right second, or rather in this case; longitude.
    
    
    

       
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