[LEAPSECS] LEAPSECS Digest, Vol 45, Issue 1

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Sep 3 19:13:46 EDT 2010

On 3 Sep 2010, at 22:14, Rob Seaman <seaman at noao.edu> wrote:

> Greenwich Mean Time is the Mean Solar Time in Greenwich. Is this its "historical astronomical meaning"? Or is this its "definition"?

The former, because in current usage it is a synonym for UTC (which I do not regard as an astronomical timescale, though you can reasonably argue otherwise if your required precision is 1 - 10 seconds).

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