Great questions fellow seeker,
I Believe after much study, the answers you are seeking can be found in scripture once you get to THE Translated word for "day" which is "Hemera" and then you can get to God's revealing His plan which has already taken Place.
Messiah's Ministry was exaclty 70 weeks. From day of Baptism, 40 days in wilderness, 2 times he goes up to Passover, (NOT 3) and crucified, dead, buried, ressurected the 3rd day, until the day of Pentecost where His Gift of The Holy Spirit given,... exactly 70 weeks. (so much more to know about the total 70 weeks.)
Messiah cleansed the most Holy with His Shed blood, on The mercy seat, which ran down the Cross hole into a secret chamber where it, The Ark of The Covenant, was hidden. (See Ron Wyatt discoveries)
For more insight into "days, years, time, times and half a time, please see Beholdthebeast.com You will be challenged and most answers you have asked about are given. Possible return of Messiah is soon!