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Leap second to happen today.
#1
Leap second to happen today.
Good article here:

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy...nd-longer/

You can watch it "live" here:

http://www.time.gov/
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#2
RE: Leap second to happen today.
Cool! I am going to watch that instead of the bouncing ball. I am 57. I need all the time I can get.
"Churches are becoming political organizations... It probably will not be long until the churches will divide as sharply upon political, as upon theological questions; and when that day comes, if there are not liberals enough to hold the balance of power, this Government will be destroyed. The liberty of man is not safe in the hands of any church." R. Ingersoll







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#3
RE: Leap second to happen today.
(31st December 2016, 08:39)chimp3 Wrote: Cool! I am going to watch that instead of the bouncing ball. I am 57. I need all the time I can get.

Remember, it occurs at 11:59:60 UT (Universal Coordinated Time), and so, if you're on the East Cost, it will happen just before 7 PM this evening.  And, so, you can watch both events!!
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#4
RE: Leap second to happen today.
Is it Leap Second Saving Time?
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#5
RE: Leap second to happen today.
(31st December 2016, 08:39)chimp3 Wrote: Cool! I am going to watch that instead of the bouncing ball. I am 57. I need all the time I can get.

You don't get more time, you just die one second earlier by calendar time. Tongue
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RE: Leap second to happen today.
(31st December 2016, 11:13)Anomalocaris Wrote:
(31st December 2016, 08:39)chimp3 Wrote: Cool! I am going to watch that instead of the bouncing ball. I am 57. I need all the time I can get.

You don't get more time, you just die one second earlier by calendar time. Tongue
Nooooooo!
"Churches are becoming political organizations... It probably will not be long until the churches will divide as sharply upon political, as upon theological questions; and when that day comes, if there are not liberals enough to hold the balance of power, this Government will be destroyed. The liberty of man is not safe in the hands of any church." R. Ingersoll







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#7
RE: Leap second to happen today.
Also, Mars & Neptune will be very close in tonight's sky:

[Image: Mars-Neptune-panel.jpg]

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy...-years-eve

A 10x50 pair of binoculars should bag Neptune.  I own a 15x70 pair, but they are hard to hold steady by hand; well worth the investment, though.
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#8
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THE RAPTURING!!!!!!!

Panic
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(21st June 2016, 07:31)Homeless Nutter Wrote: When someone is knocked on the head, they may see stars. That doesn't mean we should rely on their testimony, when studying astrophysics...
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#9
RE: Leap second to happen today.
Wish scientists could invent a leap presidential term.
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#10
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What do you think this one is?
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(21st June 2016, 07:31)Homeless Nutter Wrote: When someone is knocked on the head, they may see stars. That doesn't mean we should rely on their testimony, when studying astrophysics...
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