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What Time Is It

What Time Is It
Time Service Department U.S. Naval Observatory
USNO Master Clock Voice Announcer
www.time.govTime through the ages has been adapted for many purposes. The Romans were known to change the calendar to keep a politician in office longer. Some calendars work off moon cycles, others don’t. Todd Gleason files this report on the Gregorian calendar and how it is used to tell time.USNO Master Clock Voice Announcer… 2:45Nat Sound: USNO Master Clock Voice Announcer Music: Up Full and UnderThis is the official voice of time in the United States. It is the U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock Announcer, a voice many radio & television stations depend upon. The U.S. Naval Observatory’s written mission includes determining the positions and motions of the Earth, Sun, Moon, planets, stars and other celestial objects, providing astronomical data; determining precise time; measuring the Earth’s rotation; and maintaining the Master Clock for the United States. The U.S. works off the Gr…