[LEAPSECS] Crunching Bulletin B numbers

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Tue Feb 15 20:51:58 EST 2011

Mark Calabretta wrote:

> It would be circular then to compare the predictions against EOP C04 itself.

My point is just that archival data is sufficient to characterize the real world behavior of the algorithms already developed. We needn't wait ten years to know if data limited to what was available ten years ago can predict this year's UT1 to some level of confidence.

Similarly the 500 day predictive behavior could be checked against multiple intervening epochs.


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