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Fix Season sensor local time offset #22233

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Discovered today during the season change that the Season sensor does not change at the correct time in my time zone - this is because ephem works in UTC time, not local time. Since the sensor was comparing UTC to local, it ended up 7 hours off of the actual official change. This is a very simple change to correct this behavior.

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Change .now() to .utcnow()
ephem works in UTC time, not local time. As a result, our comparison needs to be in UTC for accurate results.

@ghost ghost added the in progress label Mar 21, 2019

@rdbahm rdbahm changed the title Change .now() to .utcnow() Fix Season sensor local time offset Mar 21, 2019

@balloob balloob merged commit bc85d47 into home-assistant:dev Mar 21, 2019

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0.91.0 #22688

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