Caused the sinking of the Titanic by Month

Over the past 100 years, the blame for the tragedy of the sinking of the luxury Ttanic placed 'on the shoulders of' chunks of ice. But, researchers recently discovered a new actor, the moon.
Although the ship was sinking due to hit the giant iceberg, but the researchers found that three months before the incident, the moon is in an odd position.

A combination of astronomy is very rare on January 4, 1912, including the position of the moon closest to earth in 1400 years. This resulted in very high tides.

This strange conditions cause ice floes sank into the sea. Additionally, chunks of ice were floating and flying from their usual resting place off the coast of Canada, to the south.

According to researchers, as quoted from the Telegraph, this chunk of ice travel time to the scene where the Titanic sank on April 14, 1912 and 1500 killing passengers and crew, just three months. Research scientists are published in the magazine Sky & Telescope.

Professor Donald Olson of Texas State University who led the study said, "The vessel arrived at high speed to the ice floes, and the ship was sinking. But, the conditions of this month to explain how much the amount of ice can exist in the path of the Titanic. It's not unusual. "

Tides are unusually high is known as a wave spring. This condition is caused by the position of the moon and sun are in a line so that the gravity of each increased.
However, Olson insisted it did not know where exactly the chunk of ice in January 1912, before finally crashing into the Titanic in April 1912. "No one knows. But, this is a plausible scenario is scientifically," he said.

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