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  1. #1 Eclipse and Accelleration of the Earth ? 
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    So soon the moon moves between the Sun and the Earth, by eclipse, - and the 3 objects will be aligned, - how fast can the Earth possible accelerate due to that ?
    And how can it be calculated ?

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    You can calculate the motion of the moon and earth by considering the earth and moon as orbiting a common barycenter, and that system is orbiting the sun. Newton's laws of motion are good enough for most purposes.
    Orbit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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