[LMB] Calendars

Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Feb 29 16:29:44 GMT 2020

yes - i have heard of that problem for the rover science teams too ..

how to make your own martian watch


(but i prefer analogue watches .. )



Am 29.02.2020 um 17:11 schrieb Ron Conescu:
> Replying to baur’s comment about Mars time:
> As a student, I had the privilege of interviewing some of the people on the
> Mars rover project, including the people who wore two wristwatches – one
> for Earth time, one for Mars time – and they lived on Mars time, where the
> day is 40 minutes longer than Earth’s.  It was apparently both very cool
> and very much a problem. The project was originally only slated to go on
> for three months, not years. Being on Mars time meant that after a number
> of months, you were 12 hours shifted from Earth time: you were 12 hours off
> from your family. But you still had to go home, sleep, eat, and so on. As I
> recall, it was apparently very inconvenient — while being simultaneously
> unquestionably and exuberantly amazing.
> (If you have more knowledge of this, please jump in! I’m glad to learn more
> about, or be corrected on, anything I might have misunderstood.)
> Ron
> On Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 6:39 AM Baur <baur at chello.at> wrote:
>> plus a second competing calender and clock in the solar system - Mars
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timekeeping_on_Mars
>> (i would love to have one of the wrist watches calibrated in mars time)

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