[time-nuts] Determination of the placement of the first pps
jimlux at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 24 06:06:20 UTC 2012
On 1/23/12 5:50 PM, J. L. Trantham wrote:
> Is this, in any way, related to the fact the Earth has a Moon?
> Ideally, the Earth rotates around the Sun and the Moon rotates around the
> Earth. However, is it better described as the 'center of mass' of the
barycenter is the term
rotates around the Sun? Not to mention all those other
> confounding variables such as other planets and moons?
Well, yes.. there are fairly sophisticated numerical integration
programs that figure all this stuff out, if you're interested.
More information about the time-nuts