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View Full Interview# Why do you have leap years?

The length of a year, as most people know it, is 365 days. This is actually not exact, as the length of the year is 365.25 days, as denoted by the time it takes our planet to …circle the sun once. Since calendars don't show portions of a day, that quarter is 'lost' every year. But if we keep on losing time to the sun, our seasons would, over time, change around. So if you live in London, say, you will find in the year 2727, or so, that London has it's Christmas in the middle of summer, and Wimbledon will be cancelled, or at least moved to Christmas, as it would be too cold & wet to play in July. Anyway, to get back to the answer: this quarter day has to be added to the calendar, so every four years we add the four quarters of the preceding four years, to form a full day, and we add that to February, as you'll know. The general rule is that if the year is divisible by four, it's a leap year, like 2008. Certain exceptions apply, as in 2000 (which obviously is divisible by 4), but wasn't a leap year. Why that is I don't know, perhaps someone that does could add to this.

# Why are leap years called leap years?

Probably because the date "leaps" forward. In real terms it should be called a leap day. Leap years are called leap years because of the effect is has on the fol…lowing calendar dates for the next year. For example in a normal 365 day year, if a calendar date fell on Monday this year will be on a Tuesday next year, but the leap day alters the direction of the calendar cycle so if a calendar date was on a Monday and there is a leap day involved in the next year, the same date the following year will be forced to Wednesday (skipping the Tuesday). Leap years are necessary because the Earth completes exactly one revolution round the Sun in 365 days plus a little less than 6 hours. So usually a leap year every 4 years brings the calendar back in line with the astronomical seasons. In each cycle of 400 years there are 146097 days altogether, giving an average year-length of 365.2425 days, which is close enough for most purposes but is corrected occasionally by extra leap seconds when needed. The earth rotates around the sun for 365 days and 6 hours our convenience count only 365 Day's after every 4 Years 24 hours get completed we add the time an as additional day in February which is of 29 days. thus every fourth year is known as leap year.

# Why do we have a leap year?

The actual solar year, the time it takes to go around the sun one time is just a little longer than 365 days. Leap year makes up for that. Since it takes 365 and 1/4 da…ys for the earth to revolve around the sun, one day needs to be added every four years (Feb. 29th) so that the calendar and seasons don't get out of whack. (Otherwise, after about 730 years, summer would be in what are now the winter months, and winter would be in what are now the summer months.) And because there is really 365 days, 6h, 9mins so that 6hrs 9mins turn into a whole day Roughly speaking it takes the Earth 365 and a quarter days to circle the sun, which is called a year. So every 4 years we need the extra day to stop the calendar from getting out of line with the sun. Certain days in the calendar are linked to the sun eg it should be overhead at noon on the vernal equinox (Mar 20) at the Tropic of Cancer. It actually takes 364 1/4 days for the sun to rotate the earth. So, every four years we throw in an extra day to make up those four quarter days. It actually takes the Earth 365.25 days to orbit the Sun, so an extra day is added every four years to compensate. Earth travels around the sun once (approximately) every 365.25 earth days. A quarter day cannot be added into a year, therefore an extra day is added (as February 29th, Feb. being the shortest month) every 4 years. That year is called a leap year due to the leap of 4 quarter days to 'catch up,' causing a 366 day year. More Information: 1. The addition of a day, Feb. 29th, to the Gregorian calendar, every 4th year to compensate for the difference between the calendar year and the actual orbital year. The calculation to identify these years is: years whose last two digits are evenly divisible by four, except for centenary years not divisible by 400. 2. The addition to a given year, of a day or month for any calendar. Leap years are necessary because the time it takes the earth to orbit the sun is not an exact multiple of a day. It takes roughly 365.22 days per orbit. The calendar ordered by Julius Caesar (Julian Calendar) rounded that down to 365. Of course, that's not nearly enough; those extra 22/100 of a day each year add up pretty quickly, which is why every fourth year of the Julian calendar has 366 days. If the earth's orbit took 365.25 days, that would have been good enough. In fact it was considered good enough for over a millennium. Eventually the offset caused by that extra 3/100 of a day per year accumulating for many hundreds of years could no longer be ignored, so Pope Gregory ordered a refinement of the Julian calendar (the Gregorian Calendar, which we use today). The Gregorian Calendar includes the extra rule that the last year of every century is a leap year ONLY if the year is evenly divisible by 400. the Gregorian calendar has a leap year because every year has 365 days and a quarter of a day so every four years we make up for those quarters by having an extra day which makes a leap year.

# Is the new movie Leap Year based on a book?

No. Leap Year is based on a screenplay written by British screenwriter Simon Beaufoy and American screenwriters Herry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan.

# Will The year 4000 be a leap year?

No. A year is a leap year if it is divisible by 4. But if the year ends in 00 it is not a leap year unless the entire year is divisible by 400,but the length of the tropical… year would be 365 969/4000 days = 365.24225 days. This would dictate 969 leap years every 4000 years, rather than the 970 leap years mandated by the Gregorian calendar. This could be achieved by dropping one leap year from the Gregorian calendar every 4000 years, which would make years divisible by 4000 non-leap years. Yes, 4000 WILL be a leap year.

# Was the year 1970 leap year?

No, but 1972 was a leap year.

# Who are the characters from the movie leap year?

Main characters: Amy Adams | Anna Matthew Goode | Declan Adam Scott | Jeremy John Lithgow | Jack Noel O'Donovan | Seamus Tony Rohr | Frank Pat Laffan | Donal Alan Devl…in | Joe Ian McElhinney | Priest Dominique McElligott | Bride Mark O'Regan | Captain Maggie McCarthy | Eileen Peter O'Meara | Ron Macdara Ă“ Fatharta | Father Malone Kaitlin Olson | Libby

# Is Leap Year a good movie?

it is an opinion so better go watch it

# What kind of car is in the Leap Year movie?

"Austin A30 aka Austin Seven"...No, it's a Renault 4 you numpty

# The year 2000 is a leap year When is the next leap year after that?

Leap Years in the Gregorian calendar (named for Pope Gregory, who made it official) occur every 4 years, in year numbers that are evenly divisible by 4. So 2004, 2008, 2012, 2…016 are all leap years. There are two exceptions. 1. For "century" years, those that are divisible by 100, these are NOT leap years. So 1900 was not a leap year, and 2100 will not be. Remember that; many of you will live to see this. Your children very probably will. 2. For century years that are divisible by 400, these ARE leap years even though point #1 says that they would not be. So 2000 was a leap year, and the year 2400 will be even though none of us will be around to see it. Every year that is a multiple of 4 will most probably be a leap year

# What makes a year a leap year?

A year that has 366 days rather than 365 is called a leap year. A year divisible by 4 (but not by 100) is a leap year. Years divisible by 500 are leap years.

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# Why do you have leap days and leap year?

we have leap years because every year there is 6 extra hours so we times it by 4 which equals 24 hours so we have a leap year every 4 years .

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# What movie is the song year 3000 from?

meet the robinsons i think

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# Is the song 100 years in a movie?

Five For Fighting's 100 Years has never been featured in a motion picture, but it was used once in a trailer for the movie Spanglish. On the other hand, the song has appeared …in television shows such as Smallville, One Tree Hill and Jag.

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# Was the year 1990 a leap year?

No

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# What are leap years?

They are years with an extra day in them The earth orbits around the sun NOT exactly 365 days, but 365 days and 1/4 of a day. But we only count it as 365 days. Since 1/4 + 1/4… + 1/4 + 1/4 = a whole day, every 4 years, we have an extra day in the year, 366 days, to catch up on the sun's orbiting time. That is identified as a Leap Year. A year has 365 days, but leap year has 366 days. some of the examples are 2008, 2012. in the leap year 6 hours of every four are joined together. in February normally there are 28 days but in leap year Feb month has 29 days --------------------------------------------------------------------------- A leap year is needed because it actually takes the Earth 3651/4 days to orbit the Sun. Thus every 4 years you need to add in an extra day to a year or the calender will slowly shift. Though a year is 365 days, it actually takes the earth 365 and a quarter days to revolve around the sun. To account for this extra time, every four years an extra day is added to the year to cover the four quarter days of the past four years. This extra day is February 29th. Leap years are the same as US presidential election years; the next leap year will be 2012, and the last few were 2008, 2004, and 2000. The earth orbits around the sun NOT exactly 365 days, but 365 days and 1/4 of a day. But we only count it as 365 days. Since 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 = a whole day, every 4 years, we have an extra day in the year, 366 days, to catch up on the sun's orbiting time. That is identified as a Leap Year. A year has 365 days, but leap year has 366 days. some of the examples are 2008, 2012. in the leap year 6 hours of every four are joined together. in February normally there are 28 days but in leap year Feb month has 29 days --------------------------------------------------------------------------- A leap year is needed because it actually takes the Earth 3651/4 days to orbit the Sun. Thus every 4 years you need to add in an extra day to a year or the calender will slowly shift. Though a year is 365 days, it actually takes the earth 365 and a quarter days to revolve around the sun. To account for this extra time, every four years an extra day is added to the year to cover the four quarter days of the past four years. This extra day is February 29th. Leap years are the same as US presidential election years; the next leap year will be 2012, and the last few were 2008, 2004, and 2000.