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Yet More Stuff In Space – Venus & Mercury In Rings

Seems Mercury & Venus orbit inside minor debris fields / rings. So doesn’t that make them “not a planet” since they have not cleared their local area?… Continue reading

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Texas vs TNOs – Just How Big IS Texas?

Just how big is Texas? It could be a dwarf planet if in space. Continue reading

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Nile Floods, Sunspots, Planets

An interesting paper that ties the history of Nile flood cycles to sunspot cycles and planetary alignments vs the sun and the galactic center. They postulate a theory of planets having differential effects on the solar magnetic field in the galactic wind shadow vs the ‘front’ side. Continue reading

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Big planets modulate stars, but small planets can’t?

Variable stars seem to have fast orbiting planets modulating them. So why can’t slow orbiting planets modulate more slowly? Continue reading

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