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post #18 of Old 02-04-2010
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Originally Posted by wind_magic View Post
Here is a two point question ...

If you draw a line through the center of the earth to the center of the Sun, when will someone in Boston be nearest to that line ?
I'm thinking twice a year, at local area noon on the longest day in summer and around midnight on the shortest day of the year, but I'm shooting from the hip. (longest and shortest day for the northern hemisphere)

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