[time-nuts] Determination of the placement of the first pps
jimlux at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 24 01:06:20 EST 2012
On 1/23/12 5:50 PM, J. L. Trantham wrote:
> Is this, in any way, related to the fact the Earth has a Moon?
> Ideally, the Earth rotates around the Sun and the Moon rotates around the
> Earth. However, is it better described as the 'center of mass' of the
barycenter is the term
rotates around the Sun? Not to mention all those other
> confounding variables such as other planets and moons?
Well, yes.. there are fairly sophisticated numerical integration
programs that figure all this stuff out, if you're interested.
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