Julian year

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In astronomy, a Julian year (symbol: a) is a unit to measure time. It has exactly 365​14 days of 86,400 seconds each.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. P. Kenneth Seidelmann, ed., The explanatory supplement to the Astronomical Almanac, (Mill Valley, Cal.: University Science Books, 1992), pp. 8, 696, 698-9, 704, 716, 730.
  2. "Measuring the Universe". International Astronomical Union. Retrieved March 22, 2012.
  3. International Astronomical Union. "Recommendations Concerning Units". Archived from the original on February 16, 2007. Retrieved February 18, 2007. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help) Reprinted from the "IAU Style Manual" by G.A. Wilkinson, Comm. 5, in IAU Transactions XXB (1987).
  4. Harold Rabinowitz and Suzanne Vogel, The manual of scientific style (Burlington, MA: Academic Press, 2009) 369.