geoff36 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 17:35:46 EST 2015
A few days ago, I mentioned that I had uncovered a 1 hour error in
Tom's (very cute) Nixie Countdown clock, by calculating the "delta"
using the MJD (Modified Julian Date).
Tom <tvb at leapsecond.com> wrote:
> So at one level we're all set. But the question still is, why did or does the
> code not work right for New Zealand time zones or maybe Seattle also.
I thought the easiest way to display this, was to replicate his method
and mine on a web page that shows all the workings in UTC.
This uncovered an amazing "time paradox" of how one can be 1 hour out
in the countdown clock but 12 hours early (at least in NZ) for the
Leap Second Event to be predicted.
That hopefully "should work" in your time-zone - Geoff nervously twitches ;-) !
Have a "click" and see if the little Utility makes sense where you
live in the world.
Tom's Nixie Countdown clock is found here:
can be VERY tricky !
Regards, Kiwi Geoff ( Christchurch , New Zealand , UTC+13 ).
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