I’d be interested to read a version of this that touches on how a planet rotating in the other…
Christopher Muller

Christopher Muller, I think you’re on to it. From my understanding, it would simply reverse several of the phenomena I’ve touched on, without any particularly exotic effects.

The polar and equatorial currents would flow to the West. The major gyres would cycle clockwise in the Southern hemisphere, and widdershins in the North. Because indeed, the East-West deflection of the circulation cells would also be reversed.

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