At 0500 UT, it would be 4:00 PM PST.
That's a difference in UTC of 13 hours
westward (+5, -8 hours). Or 11 hours eastward (i.e., UTC+11). For what abbreviated "P
" in PST
would that be true?
" is inended to signify the Pacific
Standard Time of North America, the difference in UTC is only 8 hours westward (i.e., UTC-8).
• At 0500 UT
, it would be
4:00 9:00 PM PST
, in that Pacific
0500 0000 UT
, it would be 4:00 PM PST
, also in that Pacific Standard Time.
The quoted time-zone translation is true for New Caledonia, the Solomon Is., and the Loyalty Is. in the S.W. Pacific, but I'm puzzled about where one would find a prominent "P" for naming a time-zone.
(Kamchatka, Russian Far East)? No, it's 1 time-zone (UTC+12) too far east.
New Guinea (British Commonwealth)? No, it's 1 time-zone (UTC+10) too far west.
(Western Oz)? No, it's 3 time-zones (UTC+8) too far west, as also are Rep. of P
hilippines and P
: The latter name is certainly on-topic
for "spelling" (but if anyone wants to pursue it, its pursuit probably ought to be in a separate new topic): "Peking"
is the spelling according to the Wade-Giles
romanization of Chinese, developed by 2 Brits from their experience as diplomats in China in the 19th
Century. Their spellings prevailed in English (notably on maps) until the 1970s or 1980s. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wade%E2%80%93Giles