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Hello,

Please:

• Assume a universe void of all matter

• Visualize 2 parallel paths,

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•

• At

• The two vessels are moving at a

• In the frame of reference of

• In the frame of reference of

• In the frame of reference of

Thanks in advance.

Please:

• Assume a universe void of all matter

• Visualize 2 parallel paths,

**10 meters**apart. Let’s call them**x**and**x'**•

**Vessel X**is moving along**x**and**vessel X'**is moving along**x'**•

**Vessel X**has a mass of**1 metric ton**and**vessel X’**has a mass of**2 metric tons**• At

**t0**the two vessels are sufficiently apart to have negligible gravitation towards one another• The two vessels are moving at a

**relative velocity of 100 km/h**towards a 10 meter flyby. However the actual shortest separation will be**less than 10 meters**due to deviation from straight paths due to gravitation between the two vessels• In the frame of reference of

**X**the gravitation is between a**1 ton vessel and a 2 ton vessel + the mass equivalent of the kinetic energy of the 2 ton vessel**• In the frame of reference of

**X’**the gravitation is between a**2 ton vessel and a 1 ton vessel + the mass equivalent of the kinetic energy of the 1 ton vessel**• In the frame of reference of

**X**the gravitation between the 2 vessels**is stronger**than the gravitation in the frame of reference of**X’**. This is because**the mass equivalent of the kinetic energy of the the 2 ton vessel is greater than mass equivalent of the kinetic energy of the 1 ton vessel**

o How can this conflict and the resulting difference in deviation from the straight paths be resolved?o How can this conflict and the resulting difference in deviation from the straight paths be resolved?

Thanks in advance.

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