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Julian Day

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noun Astronomy.

a serial number equal to the number of days elapsed since January 1, 4713 b.c., proposed by Joseph Scaliger in 1582 and used in astronomical calculations: January 1, 1965, at noon, Greenwich Civil Time, was Julian Day 2,438,762.0.Abbreviation: J.D.

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