When is a year exactly?

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Yes, I know this sounds dumb.

So 23 January 2021 - is it officially 1 year today because it’s 23 January 2022 or was it officially a year ago yesterday because last year it fell on a Saturday and this year it falls on a Sunday?
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(Original post by Apple2017)
Yes, I know this sounds dumb.

So 23 January 2021 - is it officially 1 year today because it’s 23 January 2022 or was it officially a year ago yesterday because last year it fell on a Saturday and this year it falls on a Sunday?
The time a planet takes to revolve around the sun is called a year. For earth, this is in 365 days, 5 hours, 59 minutes and 16 seconds according to scientific data. It has nothing to do with whether it falls on a Saturday or a Sunday.

If you are keen, you can read this link:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_rotation
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(Original post by Wired_1800)
If you are keen, you can read this link:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_rotation
Not sure how that helps. OP may like to try: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year
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