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Happy Leap Day! – Here’s some little-known facts about leap years

You probably know that 2012 is a leap year. And that means that this year we get an extra day on February 29th.

Well, leaplings (people born on Leap Year Day of a previous year) finally get to celebrate their actual birthday.

Epipheo shows you how, based on astronomy, the Gregorian Calendar uses leap year to keep us in tune with the sun, the stars, and the universe.