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The celestial clock topic WC 04-Sep-12 19:22
Great year adventures topic WC 06-Sep-12 06:36

if one periodically observed the sky at dawn, say every 72 years and coinciding with when the Sun is over the equator, the changing background stars (behind the Sunrise) give the impression that the constellations of the Zodiac gradually process around the observable horizon.

Just for interest: when this occurs in the 'house of Gemini' we face the location of our Sun, with Orion and the Duat forming the backdrop on the outer edge of our spiral Milky Way Galaxy. Directly opposite, below the horizon (as Earth is inbetween) Sagittarius blends into the galaxy's central bulge. However, its neighbor Scorpio will be simultaneously visible above the horizon 180*deg behind the viewers back, with Orion in view dead ahead, so to speak...

Tracking precession by this method i.e. around the Ecliptic -looking along the plane of Earth's orbit, may be (mis)construed as a product of our Solar system curving through space around another star. 

HOWEVER, the progression of stars  - around the Ecliptic Pole - perpendicular to Earth's plane of orbit, reveal differently:
they are perceived to revolve snugly around the EP and form a pattern, which to generate, requires a specific Earth motion. - one that cannot be ascribed to 'curving around a binary..' -this is apparent and not reliant on theoretical math.

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Star coordinates provide the only tangible data on precession, as their changing positions are veritable (US Naval Observatory, Washington DC). The star motion is a composite - captured repeatedly at a specific instant along its path of orbit. This translates as Earth consistently occupying a stationary position and performing the perturbed motion on the spot  - wobbling around a still point, despite its circuit of the Sun. Precession is thus not induced by Solar or Lunar gravity either (the accelerating phenomenon is due to perspective, parallax).

Hope this helps your research
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The Celestial Clock 298 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 20:20
Re: The Celestial Clock 118 Dr. Lew Graham 03-Sep-12 21:51
Re: The Celestial Clock 121 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 23:33
no lost star, only knowledge.. 118 hendrik dirker 06-Sep-12 16:34
Re: no lost star, only knowledge.. 78 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 03:20
Re: no lost star, only knowledge.. 126 hendrik dirker 08-Sep-12 17:52
The solar system moves 86 Walter Cruttenden 09-Sep-12 00:20
Re: The solar system moves 120 hendrik dirker 09-Sep-12 15:43
Re: The solar system moves 59 Walter Cruttenden 10-Sep-12 07:15
It is what it is 91 hendrik dirker 11-Sep-12 23:00
Re: It is what it is 108 Walter Cruttenden 12-Sep-12 04:38
Re: The Celestial Clock 82 Corpuscles 03-Sep-12 22:52
Re: The Celestial Clock 84 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 23:57
Re: The Celestial Clock 82 carolb 04-Sep-12 02:24
Re: The Celestial Clock 48 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:22
Re: The Celestial Clock 102 Nolondil 05-Sep-12 23:41
Re: The Celestial Clock 46 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 20:56
Re: Yes, I get the occasional negative response 114 Thunderbird 04-Sep-12 03:08
Luna Capture 109 Dr. Lew Graham 04-Sep-12 04:00
Re: Luna Capture 83 Thunderbird 04-Sep-12 15:51
Mythology on Luna Capture 84 Dr. Lew Graham 05-Sep-12 04:09
Re: Luna Capture 149 Audrey 05-Sep-12 04:09
Re: Yes, I get the occasional negative response 59 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:25
Re: The Celestial Clock 96 Bibhu Dev Misra 04-Sep-12 08:42
Re: The Celestial Clock 87 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:39
Re: The Celestial Clock 92 Bibhu Dev Misra 05-Sep-12 08:25
Re: The Celestial Clock 98 Walter Cruttenden 05-Sep-12 19:59
Re: The Celestial Clock 58 Sirius7237 04-Sep-12 16:11
Re: The Celestial Clock 73 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 20:32
Re: The Celestial Clock, 64 michael seabrook 05-Sep-12 21:53
Re: The Celestial Clock, 88 Walter Cruttenden 06-Sep-12 06:54
Re: The Celestial Clock, 81 michael seabrook 06-Sep-12 21:00
The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 88 Dr. Lew Graham 06-Sep-12 21:16
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 104 carolb 06-Sep-12 22:49
Explain 21 December 2012 precisely? 84 Dr. Lew Graham 06-Sep-12 23:21
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 87 michael seabrook 07-Sep-12 14:13
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 59 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 21:24
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 90 michael seabrook 08-Sep-12 12:21
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 57 Walter Cruttenden 08-Sep-12 19:34
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 96 Bibhu Dev Misra 09-Sep-12 07:37
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 43 Walter Cruttenden 10-Sep-12 07:41
Re: The Celestial Clock 77 Bibhu Dev Misra 07-Sep-12 19:17
Re: The Celestial Clock 92 Walter Cruttenden 08-Sep-12 19:27
Queastion: Earth crust displacement 97 finaltom 30-Sep-12 02:52
Re: Queastion: Earth crust displacement 103 Walter Cruttenden 30-Sep-12 21:56
Re: Queastion: Earth crust displacement 72 finaltom 30-Sep-12 23:04


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