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Handle Julian Dates in Ruby

I recently had to deal with parsing Julian Dates on a project. This was my first time seeing this in the wild and to my surprise, Ruby has some handy utilities on Date for converting to/from Julian Date Numbers.

Parse a Julian Date Number into a Date

#=> #<Date: 2022-12-22 ((2459936j,0s,0n),+0s,2299161j)>

Convert a Date Object to a Julian Date Number, 02, 29).jd
#=> 2460370

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