The earth makes one complete rotation in 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds (in relation to the stars).
The earth makes one complete rotation in 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4
seconds (in relation to the stars).
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This is one sidereal day in nautical almanac terms.
Gyroscopes, necessary on airliners, also exhibit this same rotation
rate, which means they are holding to the stars.
- Re: non relativist / non aetherist reply
... |> | linking the Earth's rotation directly to stellar circumpolar motion is ... |> | attempt to prove that the Earth rotated on its axis at a constant ... | Do you realise if you link the motion of Sirius ... | framework along with that motion.Check the daily stars positions by ...
- Re: A recap of why Load-in-his-Pantss article is not POTM material; Dworetsky is despar
... with the north-south meridian BECAUSE the Earth rotated. ... Absolute rotation has no -observational- meaning. ... universe ... When measured with reference to the stars there is ...
- Re: what is hardest to believe
... extrapolates out to require the stars to be moving at superluminal speed. ... System's motion through the galaxy, as well as the proper motion of ... whatever the distance between the star and the Earth. ... There is a 'wobble' in the earth's rotation, a nutation, which must be ...
- Re: Rotational signatures
... references for daily and orbital motions breaks away from the concepts ... foreground stars and the target galaxy has shifted since light left ... dynamics.Archbishop Cusa knew the Earth was moving but just didn't ... framework,there is no room to allow the rotation of stars about the ...
- Re: Earth rotation
... you will stop right there as you are using the term 'mean sun' ... >is assume that axial rotation is constant wrt the Sun and apply the ... is to measure the elevation from the horizon of bright stars at sun ... >and uses the 24 hour clock to calculate the motion of a star back to ...