[tz] Hong Kong time 1941

Joseph Myers jsm at polyomino.org.uk
Sun Nov 18 02:58:04 UTC 2018

On Sat, 17 Nov 2018, Paul Eggert wrote:

> So the scenario of the ball being dropped at 17:00 GMT daily appears to be
> wrong - most likely the astronomer in London got a.m. and p.m. mixed up, and

An astronomer before 1925 referring to GMT would have been using the old 
astronomical convention where the day started at noon, not midnight.

Joseph S. Myers
jsm at polyomino.org.uk

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