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I try to think about the Foucault pendulum with the concept of parallel transport(if we think of Earth as being a perfect sphere) but I can't quite figure out what the vector that gets parallel transported represents(for example, is it the normal to the plane of oscillation vector?).

In particular, I can't exaplain the following animation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Foucault_pendulum_plane_of_swing_semi3D.gif

which is found in this wikipedia article

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foucault_pendulum

using the concept of parallel transport.

Thanks in advance.

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# I Connection between Foucault pendulum and parallel transport

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