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Mutual solar-extrasolar orbital foci

  1. Oct 22, 2004 #1
    Can there exist a satellite which shares orbital foci with our Sun, and with the extrasolar likes of (e. g.) the Oort cloud - but in particular another star, say Proxima Centuri?
     
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  3. Oct 22, 2004 #2

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    Although theoretically possible, it is highly unlikely. Alpha Centauri is so far away that the mutual gravitational attraction with our sun is negligible compared to overall Milky Way effect.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2004 #3
    Thanks, mathman, that makes sense.
     
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