[LEAPSECS] A leap second proposal to consider -- LSEM

Michael Deckers michael.deckers at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 4 16:23:12 EDT 2010

On 2010-11-03 23:31, Steve Allen remarked:

> I see the point of "mean solar time" not as "how accurately does the

> expression represent the sun over the earth?" but as "does the

> expression even try to represent the sun over the earth?".

> I think that the discussions and intentions surrounding the current

> draft revision of TF.460 indicate that it does not try.

Yes, you are of course right. My point is that even UT1
does not try. Sidereal time is no longer an affine
function of UT1.

Michael Deckers.

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