Skip to comments.January 4, 2014 Planetary Alignment Decreases Gravity
Posted on 12/28/2013 5:00:34 PM PST by kjam22
It has been revealed by the British astronomer Patrick Moore that, on the morning of January 4th 2014, an extraordinary astronomical event will occur. At exactly 9:47 am, the planet Pluto will pass directly behind Jupiter, in relation to the Earth. This rare alignment will mean that the combined gravitational force of the two planets would exert a stronger tidal pull, temporarily counteracting the Earths own gravity and making people weigh less. Moore calls this the Jovian-Plutonian Gravitational Effect.
Astronomers have long been aware that there would be an alignment of the planets on that date, when Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto would be on the same side of the Sun, within an arc 95 degrees wide. But now the effect could be expected as the gravitational effect of the other planets on the Earths crust is maximum even at their closest approach.
If you think you will be able to float around your house then you will be mistaken. BUT if you jump in the air at 9:47AM local time on January 4th 2014, it should take you about 3 seconds to land back on your feet instead of the usual 0.2 seconds.
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I won’t feel so fat.
I’m no astrophysicist, but I’m guessing he forgot a decimal point in there!
Woo hoo hooooo...
Three seconds does sound like a long time to “hang” in the air.....
Will that affect “Biggest losers” contest?
Jupiter is something like 300 times the size of the earth. Pluto is about one-fifth as large as our MOON.
Someone’s calculator has too many digits, and they have too much spare time...
The Sun has 99.86% of the mass of the solar system. These planets can do what ever they want and it will have NO effect. The sun could extrude a very, very, VERY minor solar flare, which by the way, it does quite regularly, and the mass produced would dwarf these two planets.
This is baloney.
Probably create an unfair advantage for someone..... I was thinking Obama might be able to hit a 200 yard drive at that very moment.
Pluto’s gravitational effect on earth is however very small. Mass small. Distance very very large.
LOL...it’s been snoped.....lol
I seem to recall some years ago ALL the planets lined up. As I recalled nothing happened.
Good time for “candidates” Huckabee and Christie to jump on the scales and tout their fitness....
Even if he meant a 0.3 instead of a 0.2 second “hang time”, I’m not buying it. A 50% decrease in gravitational effect? Preposterous.
Pluto is a LONG way away.
I think there’s a decimal point missing on that three seconds. Not to mention a few zeros to the right of the decimal I’m guessing.
But the Chinese at 947pm will not be able to move a muscle for .3 second
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