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Hello Walter,

I hope you can answer a few questions.

1. You say that Sirius might be the sun’s binary companion. At a distance of 8.2 light years, doesn’t that seem a bit far away to be the right candidate? Would a star of the Alpha Centauri system, being closer, not be more suitable? And if Sirius were the companion, wouldn’t its 'dance' with the sun affect the stars of the Alpha Centauri system and their proper motion as seen by us? Conversely, would the Alpha Centauri system disrupt the Sun-Sirius system, given the huge separation between them?

2. If, on the other hand, Sirius is not the companion, but a brown dwarf is, can you comment on the fact that the WISE or IRAS searches have not turned up such a companion?

3. If it can be proved conclusively that the sun is not, after all, a binary, but a single star, would you then accept the current luni-solar theory as being the correct one to explain precession?

Carol


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Re: The Celestial Clock 128 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 23:33
no lost star, only knowledge.. 125 hendrik dirker 06-Sep-12 16:34
Re: no lost star, only knowledge.. 82 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 03:20
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Re: The solar system moves 126 hendrik dirker 09-Sep-12 15:43
Re: The solar system moves 63 Walter Cruttenden 10-Sep-12 07:15
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Re: It is what it is 113 Walter Cruttenden 12-Sep-12 04:38
Re: The Celestial Clock 84 Corpuscles 03-Sep-12 22:52
Re: The Celestial Clock 90 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 23:57
Re: The Celestial Clock 86 carolb 04-Sep-12 02:24
Re: The Celestial Clock 50 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:22
Re: The Celestial Clock 107 Nolondil 05-Sep-12 23:41
Re: The Celestial Clock 51 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 20:56
Re: Yes, I get the occasional negative response 118 Thunderbird 04-Sep-12 03:08
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Re: Luna Capture 88 Thunderbird 04-Sep-12 15:51
Mythology on Luna Capture 90 Dr. Lew Graham 05-Sep-12 04:09
Re: Luna Capture 155 Audrey 05-Sep-12 04:09
Re: Yes, I get the occasional negative response 63 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:25
Re: The Celestial Clock 103 Bibhu Dev Misra 04-Sep-12 08:42
Re: The Celestial Clock 93 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:39
Re: The Celestial Clock 99 Bibhu Dev Misra 05-Sep-12 08:25
Re: The Celestial Clock 104 Walter Cruttenden 05-Sep-12 19:59
Re: The Celestial Clock 61 Sirius7237 04-Sep-12 16:11
Re: The Celestial Clock 75 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 20:32
Re: The Celestial Clock, 69 michael seabrook 05-Sep-12 21:53
Re: The Celestial Clock, 92 Walter Cruttenden 06-Sep-12 06:54
Re: The Celestial Clock, 86 michael seabrook 06-Sep-12 21:00
The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 94 Dr. Lew Graham 06-Sep-12 21:16
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 110 carolb 06-Sep-12 22:49
Explain 21 December 2012 precisely? 91 Dr. Lew Graham 06-Sep-12 23:21
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 93 michael seabrook 07-Sep-12 14:13
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 63 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 21:24
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 94 michael seabrook 08-Sep-12 12:21
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 61 Walter Cruttenden 08-Sep-12 19:34
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 102 Bibhu Dev Misra 09-Sep-12 07:37
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 47 Walter Cruttenden 10-Sep-12 07:41
Re: The Celestial Clock 84 Bibhu Dev Misra 07-Sep-12 19:17
Re: The Celestial Clock 97 Walter Cruttenden 08-Sep-12 19:27
Queastion: Earth crust displacement 102 finaltom 30-Sep-12 02:52
Re: Queastion: Earth crust displacement 110 Walter Cruttenden 30-Sep-12 21:56
Re: Queastion: Earth crust displacement 76 finaltom 30-Sep-12 23:04


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