Sizing up a new measuring ruler for the solar system
The sun still shines as bright, but according to the International Astronomical Union , its precise distance from us has just changed.
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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”
Since: Mar 07
#1 Sep 19, 2012
Handy for the metrology people.
This needed to be done as a result of comparison & contrast of all those new extrasolar planetary systems.
Have a nice day: Ag
#2 Sep 20, 2012
The sun still shines as usual, the earth still rotate around the sun. The distance is still its distance.
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