[LMB] Chinese soletta?

Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Oct 20 19:12:09 BST 2018


Am 20.10.2018 um 20:04 schrieb Karen Hunt:
> On Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 1:41 PM Baur <baur at chello.at 
> <mailto:baur at chello.at>> wrote:
> 
>     Am 20.10.2018 um 19:14 schrieb Karen Hunt:
>      > On Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 12:19 PM Baur <baur at chello.at
>     <mailto:baur at chello.at>> wrote:

snippitites est

> None that I know of - I scanned both Captain Vorpatril's Alliance and 
> Komarr looking for moon, sky, and tide. There's mention of the sky being 
> dark without light from the soletta, and of soletta following sun in 
> setting (that seems to be a general theme about it - that it follows the 
> sun), and of the soletta being unstable after the collision due to solar 
> wind. A 19-hour day encourages belief in a moon, but I'd guess we're not 
> forced to believe it.
> 
> A local lake has ripples, but there aren't large bodies of liquid water, 
> so it's no surprise I can't find hints of tides, either.
> 
> So all I can give now is: any moon doesn't stand out in the sky or isn't 
> in the sky when people are looking up, and the soletta seems to follow 
> the sun through the sky.

not mention of presence is not proof of absence ..

but the celestial mechanics would argue VERY strongly for the existence 
of a moon ..

servus

markus

> Karen Hunt

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