Random Thoughts

The star Alpha Herculis is twenty five times larger than the circumference described by the earth’s revolution around the sun. This means that twenty five diameters of our solar orbit would have to be placed end to end to equal the diameter of this star.View On WordPress

Random Thoughts

The star Alpha Herculis is twenty five times larger than the circumference described by the earth’s revolution around the sun. This means that twenty five diameters of our solar orbit would have to be placed end to end to equal the diameter of this star.View On WordPress

Random Thoughts

The star Alpha Herculis is twenty five times larger than the circumference described by the earth's revolution around the sun. This means that twenty five diameters of our solar orbit would have to be placed end to end to equal the diameter of this star.

Fun Science Time

Actually, rotational speed around the Earth is also dependent on altitude above sea level, and a person at the top of a mountain on the Equator is actually travelling faster than 1,660 kilometres per hour (as he has further to go with each revolution). Taking this to an extreme, an object in geostationary orbit around …