Provides a static
the leap seconds announced at library release time. This version
will become invalidated when/if the International Earth Rotation
and Reference Systems Service (IERS) announces a new leap second at
At that time a new version of the library will be released, against
which any code wishing to remain up to date should be recompiled.
This module is intended to provide a quick-and-dirty leap second solution for one-off analyses concerned only with the past and present (i.e. up until the next as of yet unannounced leap second), or for applications which can afford to be recompiled against an updated library as often as every six months.