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Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
Egyptian Temples, part III: God's Home
The cult temple in ancient Egypt was more than a place of worship. It was the home of the god, it was believed the deity took up residence in the building and used it more or less for all those various purposes as humans did. It was the place he was given...
Religions >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part IV: The Temple Building
Model of the Universe From at least the New Kingdom on the Egyptian cult temple building was a symbolic model of the universe. It was built along an east-west axis, following the sun´s course through the day and surrounded by a brick wall built in alternating...
Religions >> Egyptian
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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The Living Tradition of Thelema
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. What Crowley began, others must continue and develop or Thelema will become but a memory in the history of the Western Mystery Tradition. Yes, he was a Prophet and the Ipsissimus that one could say invented...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian

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Semimajor Axis Estimation Strategies
to reduce the semimajor axis (SMA) error, and therefore, the overall fuel use. However, of the process noise in determining the semimajor axis knowledge.
Astronomy 100 Homework #2 Solutions 1, Problem 3‐27 (2 pts
Because the semimajor axis is smaller, the orbital period. P = a3/2 will be smaller . 2.
Structuring of the semi-major axis and eccentricity distributions of
Semimajor Axis Mobility of Asteroidal Fragments
Relative Semimajor Axis Estimation using Augmented GPS

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Europe's Plan to Move An Asteroid
The goal is to change the asteroid's semimajor axis by more than 100 metres and to measure the change with an accuracy greater than 1 per cent. But the question is how best to monitor what's going on in a way that is relevant to other asteroids.

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Johannes Kepler: The Laws of Planetary Motion
It can be shown that the average separation of a planet from the Sun as it goes around its elliptical orbit is equal to the length of the semimajor axis.
Semi-major / semi-minor axis of an ellipse - Math Open Reference
Definition and properties of the semi-major and semi-minor axes of an ellipse, with formulae to calculate their length.
Semimajor Axis -- from Wolfram MathWorld
5 days ago Weisstein, Eric W. "Semimajor Axis." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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