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. -- 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 | |