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#1 Olivier Biot

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 05:27 AM

February 2012 Skies

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 02:15 PM

Thanks as always for this useful monthly briefing
But
Leap years are ommitted every 100 years except for the 400 years when they are "put back" so that year 2000 was a leap year (divisible by 400) but 1900 was not (divisible by 100).

This gives 97 Leap years out of 400 as in text.

Tom






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