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Questions regarding an object 'falling around' another object, due to a combination of gravity and momentum.

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Has the Earth's wobble around the Earth-Moon barycenter ever been observed by a spacecraft?

Pluto's motion around the Pluto-Charon barycenter has been imaged by the New Horizons spacecraft: Has anything like this been imaged of Earth? Yes, the barycenter lies inside of Earth, but it is 3/...