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The Equation of Time for a Sundial
The equation of time gives the deviation of the apparent "time" determined by the position of the sun on a sundial, to the "mean time" based on uniform motion of the sun.
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Stephen Wolfram
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Michael Trott
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Contributed by:
Stephen Wolfram
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Michael Trott
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