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Posted by Bruce on March 23, 2001 21:31:41 UTC

Matter following common geodesics with respect to their position in the solar systems rotating cloud, of gas and dusk, gravitationally coalesced into the objects inhabiting our solar system. The final orbits are not spherically symmetric (circular) because the rotating cloud of gas and dust was not spherically symmetric. Rotating objects are oblate. The outer boundary of a rotating disk forms an ellipse.

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