Number - Babylonian numeral system, base-60
1 - About
It was used by astronomers
2 - Articles Related
3 - Time and angle
Its influence is present today in modern:
but in both cases, only minutes and seconds use sexagesimal notation:
- and both time and angles use decimal fractions of a second.
Example: Modern time separates each position by a colon or point.
10:25:59 (10 hours 25 minutes 59 seconds).
10°25'59" (10 degrees 25 minutes 59 seconds).