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From Pluto to the Sun -extrapolation 2- [De Pluton au Soleil -extrapolation 2-].

A virtual Earth-like planet (green) is added to the actual Solar System. Each frame of this animation corresponds to a particular trajectory of this planet when moved from beyond Pluto -bottom left- to the Sun -top right- and 16.pi rotated (see figure "The journey of an Earth-like planet (green) in the Solar System"). For each of these trajectories, the 11-body system is visualized with the virtual planet at the origin of coordinates.

The relative trajectories look non periodical and even chaotic. It is worth noting that the same phenomenon can be observed with with pure uniform circular motions.

What kind of science -astronomy in particular- could be developped in a such non regular context?

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