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The Gregorian calendar is the most prevalently used calendar today.
Within this calendar, a standard year consists of 365 days with a leap day being introduced to the month of February during a leap year.
Despite all efforts, the Julian calendar still required further reform, since the calendar drifted with respect to the equinoxes and solstices by approximately 11 minutes per year.
By 1582, this resulted in a difference of 10 days from what was expected.
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From this point, many attempts were made to align the Republican calendar with the solar year including the addition of an extra month to certain years to supplant the lack of days in a particular year.
In 46 BC, the calendar was further reformed by Julius Caesar, introducing an algorithm that removed the dependence of calendars from the observation of the new moon.
The ancient Roman calendar was believed to be an observational lunar calendar, based on the cycles of the moon's phases.
The Romans were then believed to have adopted a 10-month calendar with 304 days, leaving the remaining 50 or so days as an unorganized winter.