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Days in a year calculation

A year is a long journey especially if looked upon as a whole bunch. In it, there are four different seasons, starting with winter and ending with winter. Then comes the spring, after which the summer. Before the end of the year winter is the autumn. All with their uniqueness of weather. A more distinctive perspective of seeing a year would include quarter, months, week, days, and so on. Below are figures that expatiate on how many days there are in a year.

There are 365 days in one calendar year, while a leap year has 366 days. Leap year is an occurrence for every 4 years. However, years that are divisible by 100 and not divisible by 400 are exempted. Therefore, the mean length of the Gregorian calendar year is (365+1/4-1/100+1/400) 365.2425 days. There is also Julius Caesar proposed Julian year. Julian year is used for astronomical calculations such as the light-year definition. One Julian year has 365.25 days.

Concerning the fixed stars, there is a Sidereal year. One sidereal year is the time it takes the Earth to orbit the sun. One sidereal year has 365.25636 days. Finally, there is the tropical year which is approximately 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, 45 seconds. Now, the tropical year is the time it takes the Earth to complete a single cycle of the 4 seasons. It is precisely 365.242189 days.

Lastly, each moment of the year has its beauty. It is the priceless routine of each day that paves way for a flawless year.