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Laird Scranton Wrote:
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> Carol:
>
> The upshot of Thurston is that Ptolemy's
> observations are so far off from modern ones, that
> researchers simply couldn't make sense of them.
> The critical passage is:
>
> "C2 Several writers have suggested that Ptolemy
> adjusted (or even fabricated) his observations. In
> particular, Swerdlow wrote that Ptolemy “could
> not have observed some of the reported
> elongations” (he certainly could not have
> observed two MMEs 37 days apart) and
> “Ptolemy’s adjustments of whatever he observed
> were of the order of 1◦” [2, page 54]."
>
> -Laird


Well, let's face it - he didn't have the instruments that modern scientists have, to make precise measurements. He simply made mistakes, just as he made mistakes with geocentrism and epicycles.

Carol

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More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 1824 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 411 OCaptain 28-Oct-15 23:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 290 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 394 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 288 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 271 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 259 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 00:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 326 laughin 29-Oct-15 16:29
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 260 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 18:08
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 248 laughin 31-Oct-15 15:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 276 drrayeye 31-Oct-15 16:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 209 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 16:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 222 laughin 31-Oct-15 18:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 218 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 19:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 laughin 01-Nov-15 03:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 250 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 05:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 285 laughin 01-Nov-15 16:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 191 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:31
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 226 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 211 laughin 30-Oct-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 289 Aine 30-Oct-15 15:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 226 carolb 30-Oct-15 15:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:55
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 254 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 294 Aine 30-Oct-15 17:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 248 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 185 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 18:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 234 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 225 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 244 laughin 29-Oct-15 20:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 232 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 22:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 209 carolb 29-Oct-15 22:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 230 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 00:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 228 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 319 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 224 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 15:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 338 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 203 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 222 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 186 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 17:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 306 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 187 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 275 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 240 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 286 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 185 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 21:09
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 209 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 00:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 207 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 177 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 01:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 319 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:38
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 177 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 203 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 03:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 285 carolb 31-Oct-15 12:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 183 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 16:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 211 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 18:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 245 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 192 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 00:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 208 carolb 01-Nov-15 01:00
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 209 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 01:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 263 skakos 03-Nov-15 09:51
Conspiracy... 198 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 186 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 276 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:30
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 178 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 199 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 187 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 12:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 200 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:41
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 155 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 20:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 199 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 192 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 12:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 203 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 13:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 226 carolb 01-Nov-15 15:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 206 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 16:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 210 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 254 carolb 01-Nov-15 17:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 183 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 18:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 21:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 166 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 206 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 19:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 290 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 212 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 19:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 237 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 189 laughin 30-Oct-15 20:17
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 212 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 20:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 248 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 254 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 21:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 214 carolb 30-Oct-15 23:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 190 Starbinder 31-Oct-15 01:05
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 204 Starbinder 02-Nov-15 19:40
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 232 carolb 02-Nov-15 21:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 200 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 348 carolb 06-Nov-15 15:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 197 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 18:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 209 carolb 06-Nov-15 20:10
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Re: What about scientism? 239 OCaptain 07-Nov-15 13:55
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Re: What about scientism? 233 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 19:55
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 338 laughin 30-Oct-15 15:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 301 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 23:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 435 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 23:51
SUMMARY? 221 skakos 02-Nov-15 21:33
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Re: SUMMARY? 319 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 23:22
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 325 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 177 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 16:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 288 drrayeye 02-Nov-15 19:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 159 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 272 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 165 drrayeye 03-Nov-15 16:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 OCaptain 03-Nov-15 18:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 190 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 18:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 328 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:28
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 166 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 225 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 193 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 04:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 207 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 06:18
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 179 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:30
Regarding myths... 201 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:46
Re: Regarding myths... 193 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 17:00
Re: off topic... 177 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 20:15
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 255 skakos 04-Nov-15 13:28
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 313 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 01:11
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 329 Ratcho 18-Nov-15 18:45
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