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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.
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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!
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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
RE: Leap second to happen today.
THE RAPTURING!!!!!!!

Panic
Emotions are a weaknes, used to control you. Remove them.
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#9
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Wish scientists could invent a leap presidential term.
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#10
RE: Leap second to happen today.
What do you think this one is?
Emotions are a weaknes, used to control you. Remove them.
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