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Forum: Amateur Astronomy May 21st 18, 01:59 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By [email protected]
Illusory loops vs actual loops.

On Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:31:47 PM UTC+1, Quadibloc wrote:
What I'm getting here is that people are jumping on Oriel for his usual mistake

No, Gerald has some very specific mistakes in his head...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy May 19th 18, 04:33 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By [email protected]
Illusory loops vs actual loops.

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 3:51:12 PM UTC+1, Quadibloc wrote:

Glancing at the page, the text seems to be correct;

http://www.nakedeyeplanets.com/movements.htm

It is not the text we are...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy May 19th 18, 03:34 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By [email protected]
Illusory loops vs actual loops.

On Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8:49:30 PM UTC+1, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
the attempt by those people to explain Mercury's direct/retrogrades was admirable, it is of course wrong

Pick a date and tell us...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy May 16th 18, 08:20 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By [email protected]
Illusory loops vs actual loops.

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:10:58 PM UTC+1, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
The phases are not so much restrictions as they prevent those planets from any sense of illusory loops.

But as we keep...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy May 16th 18, 01:28 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By [email protected]
Illusory loops vs actual loops.

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 8:11:34 AM UTC+1, Gerald Kelleher wrote:

The phases of Venus dictate its position to the Sun as seen from a slower moving Earth so in effect we see that faster moving...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy April 20th 18, 12:49 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By [email protected]
Averaging and the Equation of Time

On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:53:00 PM UTC+1, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
A location exits the circle of illumination (sunrise) and re-enters it (sunset) with noon anchored midway to these rotational...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy April 19th 18, 02:02 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By [email protected]
Averaging and the Equation of Time

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 8:56:23 PM UTC+1, Gerald Kelleher wrote:

The Equation of Time fits inside the calendar system as it relies on the noon event to equalize the variations to a 24...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy April 5th 18, 10:35 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By [email protected]
Proving the Earth's orbital motion.

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 10:37:33 PM UTC+1, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
The astronomers at the time of Copernicus were using the motion of the Sun through the constellations along with the motions...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 20th 18, 10:37 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By [email protected]
The Equinox defined

On Monday, March 19, 2018 at 8:14:14 PM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:

if daily rotation and all its effects are subtracted, the entire surface of the planet turns once to the Sun each year as a...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 9th 18, 07:00 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 560
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 6:45:27 PM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
20th /July/2010 to 20th/January/2012 found in the jpg image address.
If somebody can insert an illusory loop into the actual...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 8th 18, 07:35 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 560
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy

With Mars or Jupiter, their real orbits around the Sun have retrograde
motion added to them; with Venus and Mercury, the retrograde motion is
caused by their real orbital motion on the opposite...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 8th 18, 05:00 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 560
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 4:39:48 PM UTC, Quadibloc wrote:
So I give Oriel a much better score than 100% wrong; to me he seems to be
very nearly right, even if some subtle distinctions...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 8th 18, 10:42 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 560
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 5:09:50 AM UTC, Quadibloc wrote:

And the apparent retrogade motion of Venus... reflects the _real_
orbital motion of Venus. Because its overall average direct...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 7th 18, 10:42 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 560
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 6:08:31 AM UTC, Quadibloc wrote:
How can he be hilariously wrong... where he is exactly right?

You are hilariously wrong, too. Both Venus and Mercury show illusory...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 6th 18, 02:14 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 560
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy

On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 8:19:07 PM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
If you can distinguish between the open-ended illusory loop of Mars from the closed actual loop of Venus you have already come to...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 5th 18, 12:46 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 49
Views: 560
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy

On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 9:30:42 AM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:

As direct/retrogrades are a result of the planets moving back and forth against the background stars, it should be no problem...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 2nd 18, 11:06 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By [email protected]
Polar astronomy revisited

On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 8:38:18 AM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okw6Mu3mxdM

The linked video to shows the sun rising from right to left of the picture, so...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 27th 18, 02:26 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 21
Views: 231
Posted By [email protected]
Real astronomical challenges

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 2:19:49 PM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
It is the Precession of the Equinoxes is a more refined observation that caused Sirius to skip a first annual appearance by 1...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 27th 18, 09:02 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 21
Views: 231
Posted By [email protected]
Real astronomical challenges

On Monday, February 26, 2018 at 8:31:22 PM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
There is a way celestial sphere predicting can exist along with the use of the transition of the stars from an evening to...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 14th 18, 09:55 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By [email protected]
People without integrity

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:24:09 AM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170319.html

A planet with a zero degree inclination !!!

A pivoting circle of...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 7th 18, 01:27 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 23
Views: 196
Posted By [email protected]
Forum: Amateur Astronomy January 17th 18, 09:09 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By [email protected]
Have to laugh sometimes

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 11:03:59 PM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
There is therefore no such thing as 'climate change' unless inclination increases or decreases

While this statement is wrong...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy December 27th 17, 01:51 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By [email protected]
After the Solstice

On Friday, December 22, 2017 at 7:18:48 PM UTC, palsing wrote:

Just what is it *exactly* that you find incorrect about the use of the word 'tilt'? the universe...

I think long ago Gerald...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy December 20th 17, 06:29 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 15
Views: 186
Posted By [email protected]
One easy question

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 8:01:30 PM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
For, the axis of the daily rotation is not parallel to the Grand Orb's axis, but is inclined [to it at an angle that...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy December 4th 17, 10:26 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 19
Views: 201
Posted By [email protected]
The Progressive Niceness of Science

On Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7:00:17 AM UTC, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
Magnetism is a visible form of attraction but with the empirical 'gravity' getting in the way, the ability to use...
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