[time-nuts] UTC and leap seconds

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sat Jun 12 15:53:28 EDT 2010


On 06/12/2010 08:33 PM, Hal Murray wrote:
> [Chile quake]
>
>>>     Graph of position (3 meters!):
>>>       http://ivsopar.obspm.fr/earth/tigo
>
>> 3 meters in one direction and 60 in another.

I meant to write 60 cm naturally.

> Just to make sure we are all on the right track, the scale on the graph is
> cm, so the motion was 300 cm West and 60 cm South.

Yes.

> I may have confused things by translating 300 cm to 3 m.  My head doesn't
> normally use cm but I can quickly grasp 3 meters.

Well, 300 cm is 3 m so it makes sense.

Cheers,
Magnus




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