According to official sources, the Sun is shrinking.
Direct measurements of the diameter of the Sun
- Since 1836, more than one hundred different observers at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, and the U.S. Naval Observatory, have made direct, visual measurements that suggest that the Sun’s diameter is shrinking at a rate of about 0.1% each century or about five feet per hour.
- It has been calculated that only “11,210,959 years ago the Sun would have been touching the Earth” ( Quoted from :John A. Eddy and Aram A. Boornazian, “Secular Decrease in the Solar Diameter, 1863-1953,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 11, No.2, 1979, p. 437).
- These figures are totally inconsistent with a Universe billions of years old.
Indirect measurements of the diameter of the Sun
Several indirect techniques also confirm that the Sun is shrinking, although these inferred that the Sun’s collapse is only about 1/7th as much.
- Using these figures, “the Sun would have been touching the Earth about 158,272,358 years ago”(Quoted from David W. Dunham, “Observations of a Probable Change in the Solar Radius between 1715 and 1979,” Science, Vol. 210, 12 December 1980, pp. 1243-1245).
- The Sun would have absorbed the planets Venus and Mercury.
- The shrinking diameter of the Sun is consistent with a young Universe, and totally inconstant with a Universe billions of years old.