Tom Van Baak said: > It seems to me the popular understanding of a year > is accurate to +/-1 day.
I think you're out by a factor of 10. Would the Man On The Clapham Omnibus be able to identify the solstice or equinox to within 14 days? Other than knowing the "conventional" dates? [That is, if the equinox was actually on March 9th, would anyone outside the astronomical community notice?] -- Clive D.W. Feather | Work: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> | Tel: +44 20 8495 6138 Internet Expert | Home: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> | Fax: +44 870 051 9937 Demon Internet | WWW: http://www.davros.org | Mobile: +44 7973 377646 Thus plc | |