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In Stellar Aberration Experiment how do I know there is a star above my head before doing the experiment?

Reference: Special Theory of Relativity - Resnick (Section-1.7)

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    $\begingroup$ Because you see it before you start moving! $\endgroup$ – m4r35n357 Jul 16 at 16:57
  • $\begingroup$ In that case if an observer rotates around a source of light which is “overhead” its (source’s) actual position is always the same. In that case, if the moving observer is inertial, he can know actual position of the source because there is aberration of light but no aberration of forces. mathpages.com/home/kmath562/kmath562.htm $\endgroup$ – Albert Jul 17 at 4:53

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