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12-02-2013, 02:27 PM
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(12-02-2013 10:05 AM)kim Wrote:  Ha - no that was Hale-bopp - and you could see that one in daylight.
I know. That was the joke. Smile
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12-02-2013, 02:34 PM
RE: Friday's Asteroid
(12-02-2013 02:27 PM)kpax Wrote:  
(12-02-2013 10:05 AM)kim Wrote:  Ha - no that was Hale-bopp - and you could see that one in daylight.
I know. That was the joke. Smile
Yea - I just like showing really good pics of comets. Tongue

But actually... I kind of wouldn't put it past some cultish fundie to fall off the deep end thinking this is the BIG impact which somehow meets with god's prophesy. Space seems to be the final frontier for religious nut bags. Dodgy

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15-02-2013, 03:36 AM (This post was last modified: 15-02-2013 07:01 AM by Bucky Ball.)
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The big one will miss us, but this little one did not, and injured a lot of people.
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/02/1...mountains/

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15-02-2013, 06:56 AM
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Yea I read about it. Scary. They said windows were blown out and people were injured.


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15-02-2013, 09:40 AM
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You can watch it fly by this afternoon here :
http://www.space.com/19781-asteroid-2012...casts.html

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15-02-2013, 09:43 AM
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Yea - I heard - I was looking for good articles but my WIFI is crap today.

One report said there were at least 500 really big ones all at once. Made a hell of a racket and shattered windows, injured a bunch of people. They checked radiation and said the levels are ok, though. WOW!! Scary as shit!! Shy

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15-02-2013, 12:45 PM
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Here we go... this is freaking cool. Smile

[Image: meteoro.jpg]
Artist's rendering based on observation - not an actual photo.

Ok, I hope no one got hurt ... but it's still freaking cool. Dodgy

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16-02-2013, 03:33 AM
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Well, that was uneventful. Thumbsup Except for the two meteorites touching down elsewhere.
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16-02-2013, 05:42 AM
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One of the astronomers on NPR today said it is possible the little one that hit Russia broke off the big one from the fly-by about a year ago, and they need to put the paths of both into a super computer, and see what happens. Apparently, it's possible thay came apart about a year ago. Will be interesting to see what they find.

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16-02-2013, 07:48 AM
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With regards to the Russian meteor it appears that it exploded in the air and this caused the shockwave. Would it have caused more damage/energy if it had hit the earth in one chunk?

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