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Hi Lew – Yes, the annual precession rate is clearly increasing over the last few hundred years, a period of very reliable scientific records. Newton’s theory did not predict this nor is there any compelling explanation for it in the current luni-solar theory.

It does not appear that this acceleration is due to any increase in local dynamics (classical wobble) such as nutation (caused by the moon) or Chandler (still debated), as these are relatively small effects.

Our work suggests that a large percentage of what people assume to be wobble, is most likely the result of the solar system curving through space (not the earth wobbling relative to local objects), changing our perspective relative to the VLBI reference points (quasars outside the solar system). Under this explanation then it is easy to understand why there is an increase in the annual rate in modern times; it is simply the observance of Kepler’s laws at work.

According to Sri Yukteswar our sun is now moving from apoapsis (where it was at the depths of the last dark age) to periapsis (where it will be at the zenith of the next Golden Age). Kepler’s Law requires that a body is increasing in speed as it gets closer to its center of mass.

We tested Yukteswar’s three data points (and applied Kepler’s laws) against the precession equation given us by Simon Newcomb (the greatest astronomer in the US at the turn of the century - same time as Yukteswar) and found that Yukteswar’s was about 40 times more accurate in predicting the changing rate of precession than Newcomb over the last 100+ years. A link to this paper is on the BRI home page.

To boil it down to number of years it suggests the precession periodicity ranges from about 26,000 years to 22,000 years (over an entire orbit cycle) with an average close to 24,000 years (Computation at flat rate of 50”p/y is 1,296,000"/50"=25,920 years to complete one cycle, computation at 54"p/y is 1,296,000"/54"=24,000 years, etc.).

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The Celestial Clock 390 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 20:20
Re: The Celestial Clock 178 Dr. Lew Graham 03-Sep-12 21:51
Re: The Celestial Clock 171 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 23:33
no lost star, only knowledge.. 168 hendrik dirker 06-Sep-12 16:34
Re: no lost star, only knowledge.. 120 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 03:20
Re: no lost star, only knowledge.. 171 hendrik dirker 08-Sep-12 17:52
The solar system moves 136 Walter Cruttenden 09-Sep-12 00:20
Re: The solar system moves 172 hendrik dirker 09-Sep-12 15:43
Re: The solar system moves 115 Walter Cruttenden 10-Sep-12 07:15
It is what it is 118 hendrik dirker 11-Sep-12 23:00
Re: It is what it is 164 Walter Cruttenden 12-Sep-12 04:38
Re: The Celestial Clock 116 Corpuscles 03-Sep-12 22:52
Re: The Celestial Clock 134 Walter Cruttenden 03-Sep-12 23:57
Re: The Celestial Clock 123 carolb 04-Sep-12 02:24
Re: The Celestial Clock 82 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:22
Re: The Celestial Clock 155 Nolondil 05-Sep-12 23:41
Re: The Celestial Clock 85 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 20:56
Re: Yes, I get the occasional negative response 168 Thunderbird 04-Sep-12 03:08
Luna Capture 164 Dr. Lew Graham 04-Sep-12 04:00
Re: Luna Capture 138 Thunderbird 04-Sep-12 15:51
Mythology on Luna Capture 129 Dr. Lew Graham 05-Sep-12 04:09
Re: Luna Capture 204 Audrey 05-Sep-12 04:09
Re: Yes, I get the occasional negative response 108 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:25
Re: The Celestial Clock 157 Bibhu Dev Misra 04-Sep-12 08:42
Re: The Celestial Clock 146 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 19:39
Re: The Celestial Clock 166 Bibhu Dev Misra 05-Sep-12 08:25
Re: The Celestial Clock 155 Walter Cruttenden 05-Sep-12 19:59
Re: The Celestial Clock 95 Sirius7237 04-Sep-12 16:11
Re: The Celestial Clock 106 Walter Cruttenden 04-Sep-12 20:32
Re: The Celestial Clock, 109 michael seabrook 05-Sep-12 21:53
Re: The Celestial Clock, 128 Walter Cruttenden 06-Sep-12 06:54
Re: The Celestial Clock, 128 michael seabrook 06-Sep-12 21:00
The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 152 Dr. Lew Graham 06-Sep-12 21:16
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 162 carolb 06-Sep-12 22:49
Explain 21 December 2012 precisely? 149 Dr. Lew Graham 06-Sep-12 23:21
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 144 michael seabrook 07-Sep-12 14:13
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 113 Walter Cruttenden 07-Sep-12 21:24
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 134 michael seabrook 08-Sep-12 12:21
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 95 Walter Cruttenden 08-Sep-12 19:34
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 148 Bibhu Dev Misra 09-Sep-12 07:37
Re: The 'correct' time on the Celestial Clock, 83 Walter Cruttenden 10-Sep-12 07:41
Re: The Celestial Clock 129 Bibhu Dev Misra 07-Sep-12 19:17
Re: The Celestial Clock 141 Walter Cruttenden 08-Sep-12 19:27
Queastion: Earth crust displacement 153 finaltom 30-Sep-12 02:52
Re: Queastion: Earth crust displacement 159 Walter Cruttenden 30-Sep-12 21:56
Re: Queastion: Earth crust displacement 112 finaltom 30-Sep-12 23:04

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