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Earth Orbit Lift
Jan 6, 2004

At 6:30 AM here in Victoria Australia I decided to actually take the compass to it to see how far it’s out. The reading was taken some 1/2 hour after sunrise and even then it was 20-25 degrees south off east. Right now being 1 1/2 hours past sunrise it is still not east, it is roughly still 10 degrees to the south.

Per Skymap, the Sun should be 107° with 90° being dead east, 17° deg ESE not the 20-25° described. Per Skymap, at 8:00 AM, the Sun should be at 95° not the 100° deg described. Sun a full 5° deg too far to the South from the southern hemisphere!