Motion of the Su1

Motion of the Su1 - Why is the system all screwed up Is...

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Motion of the Sun If you were born today, what would your sign be? This should be the constellation that the sun is located in today. If the date is August 30, then a person born today would be of the "sign" Virgo, at least according to what it says in the paper. That means the Sun is in front of the stars of the constellation of Virgo on August 30. Is it? If you were to go to the star charts and check, you'd find that the Sun is in the constellation of Leo, not Virgo. In fact, it won't be in Virgo for some time. By the time it is in Virgo, the astrology columns in the newspaper say that the Sun is supposed to be in Libra. The Sun is not in the constellation that corresponds to the dates of the horoscope signs. The Sun is usually located in the previous "sign's" constellation. All of the signs are off by one. All that time you thought you were a Scorpio, you were actually born under the sign of Libra - of course, if you believe any of that astrology crap to begin with, you're in more trouble than I can believe.
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Unformatted text preview: Why is the system all screwed up? Is this any way to do business? Of course it is not, and to be honest, the system was originally set up correctly. When this system was initially set up, the Sun was in the correct "sign," so that on August 30, the Sun was in the constellation of Virgo (unlike how it is now). Things have changed since the astrological signs were first set up by the Babylonians in about 2000 BC. The entire system has been gradually shifting due to the wobbling of the Earth. The Earth is wobbling? Yes, the Earth sort of acts like a spinning top - and like a spinning top, it wobbles. We shouldn't say wobbles, since that doesn't sound too scientific. The term precession is used to describe the wobbling - and it does sound more scientific. The Earth is slowly precessing, and the pole of the Earth, or the axis of rotation, will point one way, then another, then back again and so on, just like a wobbling toy top. This is mainly due to the Moon's gravitational influence....
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