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Re: Currents was Re: Re: boustrophedon (was: Atlantis II)

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Friday, July 6, 2001, 21:56
On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, Justin Mansfield wrote:

>Well, perhaps for the one inhabited planet of a system, but in our Solar >system, isn't the North pole of a planet defined as the one that's >closest to facing the same direction as Earth's, regardless of rotation?
Yes; if I recall aright from that astro class so long ago! As are the solar system's and the galaxy's north "poles". Kind of daft to base all that on one little planet's (completely arbitrary) "north pole". Padraic.