[LEAPSECS] Pedagogy & Greenwich

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Feb 11 07:17:38 EST 2014

Gerard Ashton <ashtongj at comcast.net> wrote:

> At such time, any correct attempt to explain what GMT means, when used

> as a synonym for UTC, should mention it has nothing to do with

> Greenwich.

It hasn't had anything to do with Greenwich since the Observatory moved to
Herstmonceux. Nowadays GMT qua UK civil time has more to do with
Teddington (NPL).

f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/
Forties, Cromarty: East, veering southeast, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
Rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers, rain at first. Moderate or good,
occasionally poor at first.

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