Re: Time drift in amd64
On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 04:57:12PM +0100, Martin Dickopp wrote:
> True, but during one day, the earth has also moved on its orbit around
> the sun. The earth's velocity on its orbit around the sun is not
> constant, but dependent on the time of year.
Hmm, good point. But it doesn't make a difference of an hour. 15
minutes at the extreme is still quite a bit though.
> They don't, unless they take the equation of time into account.
Hmm, yeah I do have a slider on my portable sundial that would take care
of that. Works reasonably well.