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Gravitational Accretion Point
« on: 06/07/2014 15:56:15 »
The gravitational accretion point is a singularity in overlapping gravitational fields. The position of this point can lie in the region between two or more masses or at the surface of a particular mass or within the mass itself. When this point coincides with the surface or interior of a mass that mass will lose matter which will be drawn towards the mass producing the singularity. This process varies with mass size and density. It can be represented either geometrically or mathematically. For varying densities a geometrical description is a better representation of the field.

This singularity is the exact opposite of the singularity described within a black hole.
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Re: Gravitational Accretion Point
« Reply #1 on: 09/07/2014 00:48:07 »
This accretion point should also be important in the effect of tidal locking of orbiting masses.
 

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Re: Gravitational Accretion Point
« Reply #2 on: 09/07/2014 02:04:03 »
If my calculations are correct the accretion point between the earth and the moon is 19000 km above the moons surface (approx)
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Re: Gravitational Accretion Point
« Reply #3 on: 09/07/2014 08:01:47 »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidal_locking

Tidal locking and specifically the bulges in a mass under tidal lock is directly related to the position of the accretion point.
 

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Re: Gravitational Accretion Point
« Reply #4 on: 09/07/2014 13:27:45 »
Quote from: jeffreyH
The gravitational accretion point is a singularity in overlapping gravitational fields.
What is a gravitational accretion point? I never heard of such a thing. I searched for it using Google and didnít find anything on it. I assume this is something you made up in which case this comment doesnít describe it enough to define it. Iím not even clear on what you mean by overlapping gravitational fields. Itís correct to say that fields add to create a new field, not that fields overlap. But I donít see what youíre talking about regarding a singularity created in such a process other than having a singularity to begin with.

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The position of this point can lie in the region between two or more masses or at the surface of a particular mass or within the mass itself. When this point coincides with the surface or interior of a mass that mass will lose matter which will be drawn towards the mass producing the singularity. This process varies with mass size and density. It can be represented either geometrically or mathematically. For varying densities a geometrical description is a better representation of the field.

This singularity is the exact opposite of the singularity described within a black hole.
I donít see how any of this could be true. Please provide an exact example to demonstrate what you mean.
 

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Re: Gravitational Accretion Point
« Reply #5 on: 09/07/2014 18:12:48 »
Quote from: jeffreyH
The gravitational accretion point is a singularity in overlapping gravitational fields.
What is a gravitational accretion point? I never heard of such a thing. I searched for it using Google and didnít find anything on it. I assume this is something you made up in which case this comment doesnít describe it enough to define it. Iím not even clear on what you mean by overlapping gravitational fields. Itís correct to say that fields add to create a new field, not that fields overlap. But I donít see what youíre talking about regarding a singularity created in such a process other than having a singularity to begin with.

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The position of this point can lie in the region between two or more masses or at the surface of a particular mass or within the mass itself. When this point coincides with the surface or interior of a mass that mass will lose matter which will be drawn towards the mass producing the singularity. This process varies with mass size and density. It can be represented either geometrically or mathematically. For varying densities a geometrical description is a better representation of the field.

This singularity is the exact opposite of the singularity described within a black hole.
I donít see how any of this could be true. Please provide an exact example to demonstrate what you mean.

Hi Pete, I am putting the mathematics together at the moment along with the geometrical representation. I will send you a copy for review when I am done. Sorry it is so vague at the moment.
 

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