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A Cursory Examination of "Electric Universe" Claims Regarding Planetary Orbits

Authors: Bob Ham

In this paper I examine the claim that the orbits of planets can be explained by nothing more than the electricity and magnetism. For the "overdensity claim," I find that the surface charge densities required to account for observations of the orbits of planets in our own Solar System are not physical. For the "dipole claim," I find that the electric field from the Sun is negligibly small, causing a central force that is 75 orders of magnitude too small to account for the motion of the Earth. These models cannot explain planetary orbits.

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[v1] 2017-07-09 11:43:13
[v2] 2017-07-09 15:28:08
[v3] 2017-07-11 10:25:41
[v4] 2017-07-12 16:07:44
[v5] 2017-07-13 11:10:52

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