Re: [LEAPSECS] civil time = solar time

From: John Cowan <cowan_at_CCIL.ORG>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 02:48:33 -0500

Rob Seaman scripsit:

> Rather, the often repeated canard that civilians don't give a fig for
> the actual position of the sun in the sky implies that it is
> precisely apparent solar time that only queer ducks like astronomers
> care about. Mean solar time is what civilians DO care about.

Most civilians, with some exceptions like Orthodox Jews, Muslims, and
farmers, care about LCT, and LCT only has to meet PHK's criteria.

Do NOT stray from the path!             John Cowan <>
Received on Wed Jan 04 2006 - 23:48:53 PST

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