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Lunar madness

I had  hoped to calculate from the JPL ephemeris how the regular 100,000 and 400,000 cycle  in the eccentricity of the earth-moon orbit around the sun  would also effect the moon-earth orbital eccentricity. Such variations could dramatically change the tidal … Continue reading

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Observation of a Lunar Signal in Solar Irradiation Data

Late last Friday evening as I wasted a couple of hours trying in vain to buy 2 tickets from the London  Olympics website, I filled my time looking further at the SORCE TIM solar irradiation data [1]. The olympics website … Continue reading

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Is the Supermoon responsible for record low Polar ice formation?

The  “Supermoon”  on November 14th coincided with the closest (perigean) approach to the earth of the moon since 1948. Tidal forces are inversely proportional to the cube of distance. Full moon occurs  when the sun lines up with the moon … Continue reading

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