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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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(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
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THE RAPTURING!!!!!!!

Panic
At the age of five, Skagra decided emphatically that God did not exist.  This revelation tends to make most people in the universe who have it react in one of two ways - with relief or with despair.  Only Skagra responded to it by thinking, 'Wait a second.  That means there's a situation vacant.'
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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?
At the age of five, Skagra decided emphatically that God did not exist.  This revelation tends to make most people in the universe who have it react in one of two ways - with relief or with despair.  Only Skagra responded to it by thinking, 'Wait a second.  That means there's a situation vacant.'
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