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Suppose you read in the newspaper that one of the planets will be very bright in the night sky because it will be closer to Earth than usual. The newspaper indicates that the planet will be above the horizon to the East at 10:00 P.M. Explain how you could distinguish the planet from surrounding stars. Describe any diagrams, charts, or photographs you might use to prove which point of light was the planet. Justify your method of proof.
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While the Earth revolves in a circle, it creates wobbles or precession while revolving. It takes about 26,000 years before it completes a full rotation.
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