Leap-year

What is a leap-year?

Contrary to popular belief, the earth does not take 365 days to revolve around the sun (translational motion), but actually takes about 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 45.10 seconds, so each year accumulates an equivalent of 1/4 of a day left over, so every 4 years we would have an additional time of approximately 23 hours and 50 minutes. This problem could cause to move the chronological time of the stations with the passage of the years. That is why to solve this problem was created the leap-year that consists of every 4 years a new day is added to the calendar at the end of February corresponding to the 29 of the same month. So every 4 years instead of having 365 days in the calendar, we have 366 days.

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Upcoming and past dates

2000 February 29, 2000
2004 February 29, 2004
2008 February 29, 2008
2012 February 29, 2012
2016 February 29, 2016
2020 February 29, 2020
2024 February 29, 2024
2028 February 29, 2028
2032 February 29, 2032
2036 February 29, 2036
2040 February 29, 2040
2044 February 29, 2044
2048 February 29, 2048
2052 February 29, 2052
2056 February 29, 2056
2060 February 29, 2060
2064 February 29, 2064
2068 February 29, 2068
2072 February 29, 2072
2076 February 29, 2076
2080 February 29, 2080
2084 February 29, 2084
2088 February 29, 2088
2092 February 29, 2092
2096 February 29, 2096

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