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Re: Starmapping software

Subject: Re: Starmapping software
From: "OG"
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 22:07:07 +0100
Newsgroups: sci.astro.amateur
"oriel36" <geraldkelleher@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
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> OG wrote:
>> "oriel36" <geraldkelleher@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:1159446401.883857.161550@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > OG wrote:
>> >> "oriel36" <geraldkelleher@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> >> news:1159382942.492260.38450@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> >> >
>> >> > The calendrical convenience of a 1461 day cycle broken up into 3 
>> >> > years
>> >> > of 365 days and 1 year of 366 days was and remains a gorgeous human
>> >> > achievement,so old that the further minor adjustments amounts to 10
>> >> > days in 1582.As there is an alternate number of days every 4th 
>> >> > year,it
>> >> > should give you a clue that there are two systems involved,the first
>> >> > governs the creation of the equable 24 hour day
>> >>
>> >> There is no natural 'equable' 24 hour day.
>> >>
>> >
>> > I am delighted that you agree
>>
>> So why do YOU talk about the 'equitable 24hd'  as though it exists?
>>
>
> You justify the return of a star in 23 hours 56 minutes and 04 secs by
> falsely  assuming that a location on  Earth rotates to the face the
> noon  Sun in 24 hours exactly  -

Oh I see. You completely fail to understand what astronomers think, 
therefore you think they are mistaken.




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