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Photon Belt?

  1. Dec 4, 2009 #1
    Ok i came across this mumbo jumbo and i just wanted to know if theres any scientific proof that the sun is orbiting some other body besides the galactic center heres what he says



    then he gets crazy talking about Atlantis and aliens and accension and all sorts of other crackpottery that i wont go into but if you want to have a good laugh http://www.indianinthemachine.com/photonbelt.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photon_belt
    http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/photon_belt

    anyways back to the point at hand many other people refer to this "photon belt" and us orbiting the Pleiades is there any truth to us obiting anything besides the galactic core?
     
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  3. Dec 4, 2009 #2

    Hepth

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    from the wikipedia:
    "There is no scientific evidence for the existence of any sort of "photon belt"."

    "Alcyone is a star in the Pleiades cluster, some 440 light-years away. The core of the Pleiades cluster is approximately 8 light-years across. The Sun, and with it the Earth, is moving away from Alcyone."

    This is from "Mainstream Science", unlike "Make-believe Science" where you make things up or no reason, without anything to support it, and sell some books about it.
     
  4. Dec 4, 2009 #3
    lol Make-believe Science i like that term haha does the sun orbit anything besides the galactic center anyone know?
     
  5. Dec 7, 2009 #4
    There is no reason it shouldn't. Sort of like the moon orbits around the earth with the combined system orbiting around the sun.

    Unless coriolis force has some affect, but I would imagine it is weak enough that it wouldn't.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2009 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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