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    Re: Star to star relationships
    From: Mark Coady
    Date: 2016 Sep 27, 09:53 -0700

    The math makes intuitive sense...three legs of a triangle, but it damnedely hard to visualize how they get squished running directly at them.....   at right angles I understand in the sense that if I run full out in a downpour, I percieve the rain hitting me in the face although it is actually  coming straight down....  i just am having a trouble getting if I went straight at the rain, percieving it as squished together.  (LOL.......I keep thinking about the movie/TV images in Enterprise or Millenium Falcon Hyperspace jumps)

    I'm sure i am bing dumb here...but being the mechanical guy... I think in pictures.... running straight at stars squished the constellations together...straight away...farther apart.....mmmmm  I'm sure I'll visualize it eventually...

    PS I forgot all about that expanding/contracting universe theory stuff about stars moving with respect to each other.....we get comfortable in our assumptions.....and forget the allowances we made...

       
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