Traveller Store CotI Features New Posts Mark Forums Read Register


Go Back TravellerRPG.com > Citizens of the Imperium > General Traveller Discussions > The Lone Star

The Lone Star Meet, greet and socialize with your fellow Travellers in the Lone Star Lounge. Random Topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old September 6th, 2017, 08:49 PM
Keklas Rekobah Keklas Rekobah is offline
Citizen: SOC-14
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: West Anaheim
Posts: 1,137
Gallery : 0
Keklas Rekobah Citizen
Default An Imperial Year Has 13 Months.

In another thread, the length of an Imperial month was mentioned in passing to another subject. I knew that I'd seen something about the length of a month somewhere in Classic Traveller canon, and this is what I've found:
Quote:
"... Weeks of seven days and months of 28 days are used to refer to lengths of time, but rarely to establish dates...
Reference: CT S08 Supplement 08 Library Data A-M; 1980; pages 22-23, "Dating Systems".
Quote:
...Weeks of seven days and months of about 28 days are used to refer to lengths of time, but rarely to establish dates...
Reference: CT S12 Supplement 12 "Forms & Charts"; 1983; pages 46-47, "Imperial Calendar".

QED: An Imperial year of 365 days, divided into months of 28 days, will have 13 months!

As a side note, the remaining day is "Holiday", which I imagine to be celebrated on Capital as sort of a blend of New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day, with drinking, feasting, fireworks, and gift exchanges.
__________________
Player characters do not make good pets, no matter how harshly you abuse them.
Reply With Quote

Welcome!
To see more of this thread, please login or register.
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
calendar, date, dating, holiday, month

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
13 months a year, right? Old_Dr_Skull The Lone Star 27 June 7th, 2012 06:20 AM
Imperial warrants per year rancke The Lone Star 49 February 17th, 2009 03:11 AM
Yay or Nay?: Switching from 4 year terms to 1 year assignments? Baron Saarthuran In My Traveller Universe 10 March 9th, 2006 01:50 PM
6 months late, and the last 10 pages are upside down... PinkSplice The Lone Star 24 December 2nd, 2001 06:44 PM

This website and its contents are copyright ©2010-2013 Far Future Enterprises. All rights reserved. Traveller is a registered trademark of Far Future Enterprises .
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright (c) 2010-2013, Far Future Enterprises. All Rights Reserved.