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Earth Spins On Its Axis In Less Than 24 Hours

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Posted by Parry Norling/">Parry Norling on February 25, 2000 21:53:50 UTC

Since the earth spins on its axis in slightly less than 24 hours, why do we not have a "leap minute" or "leap hour" every so often? Maybe I missed the last one? Exactly what is the period for a day's rotation?

many thanks

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