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    Re: equinox
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Mar 20, 23:03 -0500

    I get a GHA of 280degrees 8.56', which would be a longitude of
    79degrees 51.44' East.
    
    
    On Mar 20, 2004, at 10:53 PM, Fred Hebard wrote:
    
    > 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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    >
    
    
    

       
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