[LEAPSECS] stuff

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Fri Nov 18 07:38:16 EST 2011

I've been reminded of this contribution to the 2003 Torino meeting:


Don't know where it falls on the stuff-o-meter, but at 16 pages and with 33 references it seems "actual" enough.

This is a simulated email, however.

On Nov 17, 2011, at 2:25 PM, Rob Seaman wrote:

> "Actual stuff"? There's a whole other sermon…


> These are tools for characterizing an "actual effect" in the "actual sky" that will affect "actual operations" of the Air Force Space Command.


> The proceedings are being finalized and should be available next week. In the mean time feel free to read through the other presentations at:


> http://futureofutc.org/


> Extra credit if you can locate the sundial on Mars.


> Rob

> --

> On Nov 17, 2011, at 1:37 PM, Tony Finch wrote:


>> Rob Seaman <seaman at noao.edu> wrote:


>>>> Can you (or another participant) give me some concrete examples of

>>>> stuff that needs leap seconds and don't already have well established

>>>> mechanisms for adjusting the time output from their GPS or other time

>>>> keeping equipment appropriately?


>>> See http://www.cacr.caltech.edu/futureofutc/program/presentations/AAS_11-674_Storz.pptx.pdf


>> That describes simulations, not actual stuff.

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