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    Re: equinox
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Mar 20, 22:53 -0500

    Yes, yet another blunder on my part.
    On Mar 20, 2004, at 6:07 PM, Trevor J. Kenchington wrote:
    > Don't think so, Fred.
    > As you noted, the equinox occurred at 0648 GMT this morning. At 72W
    > longitude, that is 0200 LMT, so the Sun cannot have been on that
    > meridian at the time.
    > Sun's GHA at 0648 GMT this morning was 220degrees 7.7', which would
    > place it over the 139degree 52.3' East meridian -- roughly the meridian
    > of Adelaide, South Australia.
    > Trevor Kenchington
    > You wrote:
    >> I hope my wife won't yell at me for taking the time to report that the
    >> longitude would have been 72degrees 0.0' W at 0 declination.
    > --
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