Poul-Henning Kamp said:
>> [That is, if the equinox was actually on March 9th, would anyone outside
>> the astronomical community notice?]
>
> I doubt it.
>
> I'm not so certain about the summer and winter solstice however.
> here in the nordic countries were're quite emotionally attached to
> those.

Hmm, that's because you actually get midnight sun and midday night (or
approximations like the White Nights).

But given that these dates move a day or two each year anyway because of
leap year effects, you wouldn't notice the drift without being told.

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