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Varinois Arnaud (Arnaud.Varinois@cnes.fr)
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 08:55:21 +0100

>I don't see how the coincidence of full moon with the solstace should have
> anything to do with the brightness of the moon.  The only significance
> is that from the northern hemisphere the full moon will be up in the sky 
> for a longer time than usual.  Am I wrong?

right !

the earth aphelion (point of earth orbit is the closest of the sun) is not
on winter solstice (21/12) but around the 6th of january ... and at this
date moon won't be full !

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