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On Friday, 04.03.2005 at 17:10 +0100, Martin Dickopp wrote:
> Just for the record, I didn't say that the equation of time is up to
> one hour, but that the discrepancy between 12:00 (or 13:00 summer
> time) and the peak position of the sun can be one hour or more. This
> discrepancy is mostly due to the constant difference between local
> time (i.e. /mean/ solar time) and zone time.
In some parts of the world, there will be even more of a difference:
doesn't China have the same time zone for the whole country, covering
many thousands of miles West to East?
Computing Manager, Epidemiology Unit, Oxford
Cancer Research UK
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