Rob Seaman said:
> 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.

Only *very* *very* approximately.

In the UK, sunset varies from about 15:30 to about 22:30 LCT. Sunrise isn't
an event most people even care about (for me, it shifts from "happens at
work" to "happens before I get up" on an annual basis but, during the
winter, on a weekly basis as well).

Provided that astronomical noon is between about 08:00 and 16:00, most
people won't care.

"For unless they see the sky,
But they can't, and that is why
They know not if it's dark outside or light."

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