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    Re: Zenith distance and Ho question.
    From: Robert Goldberg
    Date: 2020 Dec 19, 16:56 -0800


    Do you find this puzzling in some way? Why were you asking your original question?? Maybe you were asking a different question that's lurking somewhere inside your question as posed? Feel free to elaborate. This isn't a quiz. :) 

    Frank Reed

    I'll rephrase my question.  I don't understand how the sun can stay on the 23.4 N declination and be 90 degrees away from me and this equall 5400 nm. I'm thinking the 23.4 declination or latitude is a small circle, not a great circle and that there's fewer miles in a circle the further you go from the equator. But, I assume you will say the sun travels in a great circle. I'm having trouble comprehending this.

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