10.06.2015

According to communication of the Main Metrology Centre of the State Service for Time and Frequency at midnight 2015 from June 30 to July 01 at 0h UTC (2015 July 01 at 03 am Moscow Time) a positive leap second will be introduced in the UTC(SU)

According to communication of the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) (Paris, 5 January 2015, Bulletin C 49, UTC TIME STEP on the 1st of July 2015) a positive leap second will be introduced at the end of June 2015 into the National Time Scale UTC(SU) by all Russian Time and Frequency Standards and by all Russian broadcasting systems.

The sequence of dates of the UTC(SU) second markers will be:

2015 June 30, 23h 59m 59s

2015 June 30, 23h 59m 60s

2015 July 1, 00h 00m 00s

The difference between UTC and the International Atomic Time TAI is:

from 2012 July 1, 0h UTC, to 2015 July 1, 0h UTC: UTC-TAI = - 35s

from 2015 July 1, 0h UTC, until further notice: UTC-TAI = - 36s

The Main Metrology Centre of the State Service for Time and Frequency
Bulletin G-148
Federal Agency on Technical Regulation and Metrology “ROSSTANDARD”
FSUE “VNIIFTRI”


Source:  http://www.vniiftri.ru/index.php/ru/struct/gsvch

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