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Old 02-16-2014, 09:30 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
Of course it doesn't!
Most people think that the Earth circles (not getting into Kepler's laws, or into the orbital dynamics of a flat disc on a turtle's back) the Sun, but 1 American in 4 knows that both circle their common center of mass. Good for them!
The fact that this center of mass is deep inside the Sun is of less importance at the moment...

Closer to the truth is that the Moon does not circle the Earth. In fact, their orbits are such that many call the pair a double planet, almost like Pluto and Charon.
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