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Next Puzzle Posting: December 8th, 2017
OCTOBER 2017 PUZZLE - "Too Early for Sunset?"
Submitted by Dave ThomasIn the official “Flat Earth” model, the Sun is 40 miles in diameter, and moves above the flat earth at a height of 3,000 miles. On the summer solstice, observers on the Tropic of Cancer (23.50oN) will see the sun directly overhead at noon.
The November Bonus:Assuming that the Earth is Flat, like the map above:
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