archive: Re: SETI Doppler Shift

Re: SETI Doppler Shift

Don Adams ( dona@tridelta.com )
Mon, 24 Aug 1998 10:05:09 -0400 (EDT)

>On the other hand, there is another component that is not ignorable,
>for some purposes, the one due to the earth moon system. The
>catch here is that the moon doesn't actualy orbit the earth, but,
>to a two body approximation, the centre of gravity of the earth
>moon system, which I estimate to be within the earth but fairly
>near the surface.

BTW the "moon" on our planet is huge!.... We're really a binary planet system
not a planet and a moon...

over and out...Don wa8qzz