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Flat Earth Discussion Boards => Flat Earth Theory => Topic started by: spherical on April 25, 2019, 10:06:16 PM

Title: Size of planets
Post by: spherical on April 25, 2019, 10:06:16 PM
The flat earth theory states the Earth's equator line is 40000 km in circumference, the diameter of the equator is then 12738 km, and as the equator is a center line between the North pole and the "ice wall" South pole, then the total diameter of the flat earth is 25477 km, making the ice wall of a circumference of 80038 km.  Clear?  Okay, the theory also states the Sun has the same diameter of the Moon, around 48 km (30 miles), and both are at the altitude of 4800 km (3000 miles).  Now, what is the size and altitude of Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus, Mercury?  What about the size of the Jupiter natural satellites, Europa, Ganymede, Io, Callisto?   Also, how can we actual visually see Jupiter's satellites move around Jupiter after few hours, it proves they are orbiting Jupiter.  If you never did it, just grab any average telescope, set with an ocular no less than 25mm and enjoy the view, make drawings of pictures about the moons and compare 2 hours later, or next night.  You can actually see the moons go behind Jupiter and then cross in front of it, proving the orbital plane.  How this "orbital" can happens and how big are those moons in the flat earth theory design?  On the several pictures collected animated GIF below, see the moons disappearing on the Jupiter shadow on the left side, fir Io then Europa, the closer ones.

I am very, very curious about the sizes of such planets and moons, please someone answer.

(https://maas.museum/app/uploads/sites/6/2015/02/Jupiter-Moons.NL_.Stellarium.jpg)

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/66/Jupiter_and_the_Galilean_moons_animation.gif)
Title: Re: Size of planets
Post by: 9 out of 10 doctors agree on April 26, 2019, 02:51:44 AM
There is nothing inherently wrong with moons orbiting planets in FET. Jupiter already moves irregularly compared to the stars, so other stuff near it with even more irregular movement isn't out of the question.
Title: Re: Size of planets
Post by: spherical on April 26, 2019, 01:55:32 PM
The least thing about Jupiter satellites is having irregular movement.  Jupiter orbit is perfectly regular based on a heliocentric system. For the satellites, you can calculate, predict, extrapolate, etc, their orbits, by their distances, time, orbit shape, etc.   Anyway, missed the point of the question, size of the planets.