A military clock is a 24-hour clock that starts at midnight at the top and runs to midnight of the next day. Noon is placed at the bottom of the clock in the 6 a.m. and p.m. position of a standard clock. More »

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Military time charts report time from 00:00 to 24:00 or from 0000 to 2400. Values less than 1200 are equivalent to the same civilian a.m. time. Military time values from 1200 to 2359 represent 12:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. ci... More »

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The simplest way to convert civilian a.m./p.m. time to military time is to add 12 to every hour after 12 p.m. For example, 4 p.m. becomes 1600 hours. All a.m. hours are unchanged but have an "O" prefix and "hundred hour(... More »

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The 24-hour clock was developed in ancient Egypt and was based upon careful astronomical observations and shadow clocks similar to the modern garden's sundial. Originally the length of these hours varied from season to s... More »

Baker Island and Howard Island are located just east of International Date Line and are, therefore, the last places on Earth to reach midnight on New Year's Eve. They are both uninhabited areas in the Pacific Ocean owned... More »

A clock system, or clock network, refers to a fully synchronized network of clocks in constant communication with each other and in which each clock displays precisely the same time as all the others within the system. A... More »

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The WWV time clock is an atomic clock which keeps very accurate time based on atomic frequencies. It is named after the shortwave radio station near Fort Collins, Colorado, which broadcasts the times on the WWV frequency... More »

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