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    Re: An Embarrassing Conundrum
    From: David Pike
    Date: 2018 Oct 6, 13:55 -0700

    Kermit you wrote: Interestingly enough, if you happen to go to Port Stanley in the Malvinas/Fakland, when walking alonside de main Road alongside the sea, you can see a display of Sun and planets at the right sizes and distance scales.

    Of course one innovation leads to another ‘Ah but’.  You then have to explain that really the planets are never all in a straight line.  However, it’s a useful way of occupying children for half an hour or so, even longer before Pluto was relegated from the First to the Second Division.  DaveP

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