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Old December 24th 18, 09:03 PM posted to sci.astro.amateur
Gerald Kelleher
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Default A gift for Christmas

It is so much fun matching the positions of the faster moving planets and especially Mercury with actual time lapse footage -

https://www.theplanetstoday.com/solar_system_video_1996

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VVCiPp67vI&t=195s

It is up to people to discover astronomy for the first time and see it with the same eyes that the first Sun centred astronomers saw things even if they missed the appreciation of the back and forth motions of Mercury and Venus.



 




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