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Have to laugh sometimes by Gerald Kelleher
Climate for all planets in the solar system is based on the rate of change in conditions across latitudes as a planet makes a circuit of the Sun and this rate...
January 17th 18 09:09 AM
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Astronomy and geology by Gerald Kelleher
If circumstances were normal there would be no issue in drawing from observations of rotating celestial objects with exposed fluid compositions and applying...
January 17th 18 05:28 AM
by Quadibloc Go to last post
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What the direct/retrograde motion of Venus looks like by Gerald Kelleher
http://www.popastro.com/images/planetary/observations/Venus-July%202010-January%202012.jpg
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January 15th 18 07:33 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Good News: Slow, but steady progress by Quadibloc
On getting back into space: http://www.wmfe.org/nasa-closer-to-launching-astronauts-from-u-s-once-again/81979 John Savard
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January 12th 18 04:40 PM
by Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha Go to last post
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Radio Meteor Obs. Bull. December 2017 Geminids Ursids by Chris Steyaert
Radio Meteor Observation Bulletin No. 293 of December 2017 (60 K) is available now as http://www.rmob.org/rmobtext/rmob1712.txt More information and the...
January 6th 18 10:13 PM
by RichA[_6_] Go to last post
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19,000-pound space lab falling "uncontrolled" back to Earth by StarDust
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/19000-pound-space-lab-falling-uncontrolled-back-to-earth/ar-BBHPuDl?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartanntp Any one has falling...
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January 5th 18 06:21 PM
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Relativity question by Doink
OK, Energy = Mass X Speed of Light Sq. I understand the principle, that this translates to a BIG number and thus a lot of energy is contained in matter. ...
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January 4th 18 07:37 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Single-element len's tech claims chromatic correction by RichA[_6_]
But nothing said about other aberrations. Also, the structures on the surface, would it interfere with keeping it clean, or are they so small they wouldn't...
January 3rd 18 11:22 PM
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Earthquakes and the Earth's Rotation by Quadibloc
Saw this news item: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/217144/20180101/scientists-predict-more-large-scale-earthquakes-to-happen-in-2018.htm Note,...
January 2nd 18 06:22 PM
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After the Solstice by Gerald Kelleher
Seeing the unfortunates from a science fiction forum showed up, I repeat the earlier comments that can't be argued with. It is such a simple thing to recognize...
January 1st 18 07:22 AM
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Photographic telescopes still predominantly a rat's nest of wires and cables by RichA[_6_]
Look at this. Great scope, nightmare set-up. I wonder if the next wave in astronomy will be to somehow clean this kind of thing...
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December 28th 17 03:24 PM
by Chris L Peterson Go to last post
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Astronomical dovetailing by Gerald Kelleher
The geocentric astronomers thought the Sun moved between Venus and Mars in a direct motion through the constellations and around a stationary Earth while the...
December 27th 17 09:29 PM
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GREAT "American" eclipse was fake news! by Chris.B[_3_]
"Scientists" are now suggesting that the object which obscured The Sun, that fateful day, was not The Moon after all. But only the inflated head of The GREAT...
December 27th 17 03:31 AM
by RichA[_6_] Go to last post
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Midnight Christmas Eve by Marty[_3_]
For right about 50 years, it has been my personal tradition to be outside at midnight on Christmas. Either midnight will do, it's a busy time of year, but I...
December 27th 17 01:51 AM
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One easy question by Gerald Kelleher
It is the easiest possible question to ask and answer - If daily rotation which causes the day/night cycle ceased to exist, would a person on the surface...
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December 22nd 17 03:37 PM
by Gutless Umbrella Carrying Sissy[_2_] Go to last post
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Idaho gets dark sky site. Maybe some of the rules should be appliedto cities? by RichA[_6_]
Since 90% of us live in cities, and driving 500 miles to the sticks all the time is impractical, some control over the wastage of electricity via light might...
December 22nd 17 09:15 AM
by Chris.B[_3_] Go to last post
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Primitives and leftist environmentalists still trying to stop Hawaii30m telescope project by RichA[_6_]
Worthless. The consortium has agreed to a number of things (including tearing down a few perfectly GOOD, working telescopes already on Mauna Kea), but the...
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December 21st 17 03:10 AM
by Razzmatazz Go to last post
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Bitcoin = 19223.99 US Dollar by StarDust
How many telescopes can be bought from 1 bitcoin, eh? (o:
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December 20th 17 06:30 AM
by Chris.B[_3_] Go to last post
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Ponder this by BogeyOne
Your doctor says that you only have about 6 years left to live. If you had a chance to go to Mars and it was certain that you would return safely to Earth,...
December 19th 17 07:20 AM
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Solstice and EPIC by Gerald Kelleher
https://epic.gsfc.nasa.gov/ The area around the South pole is now in full view while its Northern counterpart is entirely absent. Far removed from the usual...
December 18th 17 05:16 AM
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