HOW TIME IS MEASURED IN ASTROLOGY

Time is measured in days, hours, minutes and seconds
and is represented as 1d, 1h, 1m or 1s respectively.
Angle is measured in signs degrees, minutes and
seconds and is represented as 1s,10, 1' or 1" respectively.
There stands a confusion in words minute and second,
each representing time as well as angle.
Both have been well distinguished in their notation,
but to be explicit in speech, it is suggested to use
the word minute for angle. Similarly second should
be used for second of time and arc second for second
of angle. Thus
1s = 1 sign
10 = 1 degree
1' = 1 arc minute
1" = 1 arc second
and,
1d = 1 day
1h = 1 hour
1m = 1 minute
1s = 1 second
Note:- Do not use the symbols ' and " for minutes
and seconds of time; they are used for minutes and
seconds of a degree (or arc minutes and arc seconds,
repectively). For minutes and seconds of time
use the symbols m and s respectively.

2. Conversion Scale:
We know it very well that
1m = 1 minute of time = 60s = 60 seconds
1h = 1 hour of time = 60m = 60 minutes of time
1d = 1 day = 24h = 24 hours

Similarly,
1' = 1 minute of arc = 60" = 60 seconds of arc
10 = 1 deg. of arc = 60' = 60 minutes of arc
1S = 1 sign = 300 = 30 degrees
1C = 1 circle = 3600 = 12 signs

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