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Re: Military Ability to Detect & Identify UFOs

From: Michael Christol <mchristo@mindspring.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 1999 18:44:45 -0600
Fwd Date: Wed, 06 Jan 1999 12:13:51 -0500
Subject: Re: Military Ability to Detect & Identify UFOs

>Date: Mon, 4 Jan 1999 21:44:05 -0500
>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac@compuserve.com>
>Subject: Re: Military Ability to Detect & Identify UFOs
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>

>Rotation or non-rotation depends upon your point of view.   For
>a person on th earth a thousand years ago the accepted point of
>view was that th earth was flat and certainly did not move
>(otherwise we would feel the motion!). Everything else moved
>(relative to the stationary earth).

>The Copernicus (and others) advocated the sun as "stationary"
>and the earth going around it. This can only be "seen",
>however, from the point of view of the distant ("fixed"....but
>they are moving) stars.

>Now, from the point of view of an observer stationary with
>respect to the fixed stars, who is positioned far above the
>orbital plane of the solar system, and said observer looking
>down at the north pole of the earth, then the earth rotatesabou
>its axis once every 24 hours.  The moon orbits around the earth
>AND..it turns (about its own axis) slowly as it orbits such that
>one "face" of the moon continually points toward the earth.

>Thus the fact that we see only the "man in the moon" side of the
>moon translates to one rotation about its axis every 28 days
>(about) with respect to the distant stars.

So, from one point of view, I was correct origionally, and yet
at the same time wrong...Thus the other who commented on the
rotation were correct also...

Well, in this situation, it seems to me to be a win - win,

Am I correct Bruce?

Take Care and Thanks.

REgards, Mike

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