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    Re: At the centre of time
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2009 Oct 21, 17:00 -0400

    whoops, a small typographical error.  1884 is correct.  1889 would make it 120 years!
    
    http://www.nmm.ac.uk/explore/astronomy-and-time/astronomy-facts/history/the-prime-meridian-at-greenwich
    
    
    
    
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: navlist@fer3.com [mailto:navlist@fer3.com] On Behalf Of George Huxtable
    Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4:56 PM
    To: navlist@fer3.com
    Subject: [NavList 10215] Re: At the centre of time
    
    
    Douglas wrote-
    
    "He mentioned that this month is the 150th anniversary of the Washington
    Conference when the Greenwich Meridian (Airey) was adopted by the
    international community as the Prime Meridian."
    
    No. It was 125 years ago, in 1889.
    
    George.
    
    contact George Huxtable, at  george{at}hux.me.uk
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    
    
    
    
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