Conventional Tropic Year

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Johann Heinrich Von Mädler - The Conventional Tropical Year According To Von Mädler
... calculations concerning the true length of the tropical year with precision never attained before, though this fact is little known ... he proposed to Russia, which at this time used the conventional tropic year according to Sosigenes of Alexandria of exactly 365 days 6 hours (cf ... Calendar), besides dropping 12 days to equal Gregorian Calendar dates in the year 1900, but then, first proposed by von Mädler himself, a new 128-year rule for additional ...

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