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julian (Julian Day)

Returns the Julian day for a specified date

Description

This very simple tool returns the Julian day for a specified date. The date can be specified in a number of formats (see example below).

Syntax

julian(date);

datethe date to convert to julian day (this can be expressed in a vaiety of ways), e.g. "10 Jan 2012"

Example

julian(date="15/2/2007");

julian(date="October 15 1999");

julian(date="4 April 2007");

Result of the third example:

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 is Julian day 94


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