Julian year


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Julian year

A period of 365.25 days (each containing 864 000 seconds, i.e. 24 hours). A Julian century is 100 Julian years. The Julian year has been used since 1984 for defining standard epochs, replacing the Besselian year.
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6) Nineteen is not an arbitrary number; rather it may be a reference to the Metonic cycle or period, which is defined by OED as `the cycle of 19 Julian years .