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    Re: A noon sight conundrum
    From: Zorbec Legras
    Date: 2003 Dec 2, 10:49 -0500

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Peter Fogg 
    Date:         Tue, 2 Dec 2003 11:01:01 +1100
    To: NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM
    Subject:      Re: A noon sight conundrum
    
    > One possible answer is that our convention of adding a day every 4 years doesn't
    > exactly account for the time it takes the earth to orbit the sun.
    
    Indeed 4 times 5h 48mn 46.08sec never make 24 h.
    
    But never forget when extracting data from the nautical almanac always enter 
    with time AND DATE of Greenwich.
    
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