A Day Is Actually 23 Hours & 56 Minutes Long

But the term is a “sidereal day”, or ‘star day’.

Source: https://www.quora.com/If-one-day-is-not-exactly-24-hours-and-is-in-fact-23-hours-56-minutes-shouldnt-the-error-add-up-and-shouldnt-we-see-12-midnight-becoming-12-noon-at-some-point-in-time

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