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    Re: Sun's average declination
    From: Don Seltzer
    Date: 2015 Mar 15, 10:21 -0400

    Because the earth's orbit is elliptical, the number of days between
    the vernal. and autumnal equinoxes is slightly more then autumnal to
    vernal.  So on average the sun spends more time north of the equator.
    
    Don Seltzer
    
    On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 2:11 AM, Frank Reed  wrote:
    > A little puzzle: what is the average declination of the Sun? It ranges
    > during the year from 23.45 N to 23.45 S so... easy, right? Or is it? This
    > has no navigational significance that I can think of, but perhaps it has
    > some small significance for our winter weather.
    >
    > Frank Reed
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