[time-nuts] How many seconds in a year?

Michael Sokolov msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Wed Oct 15 17:23:53 UTC 2008

Neville Michie <namichie at gmail.com> wrote:

> If leap seconds are applied to keep the meanderings of the planet in  
> phase with our mean time
> clocks, then what about our leap year days which are applied to keep  
> the seasons in phase with our
> calendars? Applying a whole day every so many years may keep the  
> civil authorities happy,
> but when we all celebrate a new year we are not counting down the  
> completion of a planetary cycle
> but the civil approximation to a new year.

I have developed an alternate calendar which fixes this problem:


Today is SE 47 Vnd 29, which means day 29 of Vendemiaire of year 47 of
Space Era.


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