Astronomically Accurate The Problems: A You
probably know that a year is about 365 days long…the time it takes the Earth
to orbit the Sun exactly once. MidSummer to MidSummer, birthday to birthday,
etc You
probably know that one in every four years is a 'leap' year and has 366 days. Except
those century years (1300, 1700 etc) whose first two digits (13, 17 etc) are not
divisible by 4… So
 exactly how long does the earth take to go round the sun (a solar year)? B You’ve
doubtless noticed that there’s a ‘full’ moon every month, but you might
not know that once every 29.5 months, there are two full moons in a
calendar month, because one comes right at the start, while the second just
squeezes in at the end… Open the File as a Word Document

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