AstroPhysics28 - the correct explanation. 2. Earth does not...

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Two possible reasons why stellar parallax would be undetectable: 1. Stars are so far away that stellar parallax is too small for naked eye to notice. The Greeks did not think the stars could be that far away, and therefore rejected
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Unformatted text preview: the correct explanation. 2. Earth does not orbit Sun; it is the center of the universe Exception: Aristarchus! Thus setting the stage for the long, historical showdown between Earth-centered and Sun-centered systems....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Mubarek during the Fall '11 term at UC Riverside.

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