[LEAPSECS] Keeping the day constant

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jul 24 07:14:34 EDT 2011

In message <9DFC25AE-08B6-41CE-8891-B8B4B36ABFED at leapsecond.com>, "Tom Van Baak
(lab)" writes:

>3) One final detail while you're doing (1) and (2) above is to slightly offset the frequency over time until the phase error is zero (that is, until DUT1 = 0). At this point you would have a time and rate accurate planet.

It's amazing how anybody can go around calling them selves the
"International Earth Rotation Service" while totally neglegting this
obvious task :-)

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