[LEAPSECS] Parting the Red Sea
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Nov 3 04:58:47 EDT 2010
In message <E4476674-165F-49F5-A513-3D1098DC07D1 at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:
>> What is the benefit of leap-seconds to non-astronomers ?
>Leap-seconds are the means to an end.
>Civil timekeeping - likely on this or any other planet - has a
>fundamental cadence synchronized to the mean synodic day.
And leapseconds is the means to the end that DUT1 should be < 1s.
What benefit does non-astronomers have from DUT1 < 1s ?
None that I can see...
None that you have documented ?
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