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Old 02-16-2019, 02:05 PM   #8
johndallman
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
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Default Re: Shielding Earth/Moving Earth from Suns Red Giant phase.

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Originally Posted by Paulon View Post
I have trouble seeing it as possible to safely insert Earth into a regular orbit in the Jovian system using a single gravitational source to tow it though, even leaving aside the question of Jupiter's rather energetic spacial environment and whether Earth's own magnetosphere would be enough to protect the planet from that.
Putting Earth at one of Jupiter's Trojan points, on the other hand, might be rather more viable. We'd have to clear it out, but that's much easier than moving Earth.
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