Calendars . . . and the planet moons
|From:||James Landau <neurotico@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 23, 2003, 2:50|
In a message dated 1/22/2003 7:59:36 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> Important discovery: today's approx. date on Cindu (the Kash world) is--
> (lero) folamés açundrim (pehan) ketrongo nipolasít, (pinal velu)
> (day) 11 5th-month (year) seven-hundred fifty-three, (count new)
> or 11, ç5, 753 p.v., we are 1 month past the Summer Solstice (and much
> weather than here in Michigan at present)
> This was arrived at by: 1) arbitrarily deciding long ago that it is now
> 2) coverting my age, 68.6667yr into Cindu years, 51yr, 4mo, ~10days;
> 3) arbitrarily equating my birthdate (5/23/34) to 1 ç1 702 p.v.
> For conversion, Cindu year = 1.34009 earth years, Earth year = 0.74662
> year. Cindu day 1.05416 Earth day; Earth day .94862 Cindu day. I have
> on this earth 25,080.333 days........
> There are 464 days in the Cindu year, their day is a bit longer, 25hr 18min
> = 25.3 hrs terran. I used 24 hrs. for the earth day.
> New Count began on what would have been 1/1/2704 Old Count. The change was
> made as a consequence of the Gwr nuclear war that took place for a week in
> 1st month, 2701 IIRC. (early 991 C.E.).
That's neat! I've seen a site that keeps track of exactly what the date is
on the Mayan calendar; maybe someone could create a site that would run a
clock to give you the time and date for their own concalendar.
> Other important dates:
> American Revolution (1776): fall-ish 583 p.v.
> Birth of Christ (2003 yrs.ago): early summer 1961 p.m. (old count)
> Founding of Rome (753 B.C.E): midway 1399 p.m. (around the fall equinox)
> (Somewhat subject to change; I keep getting different answers-- and don't
> quite understand why.....open to correction/suggestions......)
Some of the dates I remember using as examples for my original Kankonian
site were A.D. 476 (fall of the Western Roman Empire), 1453 (fall of the
Byzantine Empire and official end of the Middle Ages), 1969 (first Terran to
walk on the moon) and 1984 (title of the Orwell novel).
As for the planet site: I've discovered it only allows you to deal with one
moon. Will that ruin the accuracy of calculating the length of a day for a
two-mooned planet? If so, can I just add together the masses of the two moons
to give an accurate representation?