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It is solar noon at your longitude unknown. Your (clock) reads 8 hours ….?

It is solar noon at your longitude unknown. Your (clock) reads 8 hours (the clock is set at your Pacific Standard Time at 120 ° west longitude). what is your longitude?

Standard Time Pacific is UTC-8. This means that when you play eight hours on your clock, time is 16:00 GMT. That is, four hours after lunch Solar (meridian passage). Your local hour angle is then 360 / 24 * -4 = -60 degrees or 60 degrees West. That's what you somewhere in Newfoundland or … in the Atlantic.

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