Solar System

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Re: Solar System

Postby RightorRong » June 22nd, 2009, 4:18 pm

It's the discovery of the first KBO!!! (Kuiper Belt Object)
The astronomer Dave Jewitt and his graduate student Jane Luu were looking for trans-Neptunian objects.
They were trying to find a faint asteroid among thousands of stars.
To accomplish this, they took many images of the same portion of the sky.
The stars stayed in the same location, but the asteroid slowly moved.
Voila! In 1992 they found the first KBO (now called 1992 QB1).
Now isn't that awesome? :D
Really? That's awesome!

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Re: Solar System

Postby karatekid44 » June 22nd, 2009, 4:22 pm

It's the discovery of the first KBO!!! (Kuiper Belt Object)
The astronomer Dave Jewitt and his graduate student Jane Luu were looking for trans-Neptunian objects.
They were trying to find a faint asteroid among thousands of stars.
To accomplish this, they took many images of the same portion of the sky.
The stars stayed in the same location, but the asteroid slowly moved.
Voila! In 1992 they found the first KBO (now called 1992 QB1).
Now isn't that awesome? :D
Really? That's awesome!
That is totally awesome i have a link to that green comet that just recently occured
http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/02/1 ... comet.html
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Re: Solar System

Postby chill » June 22nd, 2009, 8:08 pm

i was just wondering about how much in depth will we have to know about the planets.. coz i mean... you can say a lot about each planet.. i was just wondering.. where to stop...

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Re: Solar System

Postby Helix_Nebula_Freak » June 22nd, 2009, 8:19 pm

Stop???? What is this "Stop" which you speak?

Just Kidding! :lol:

I would say to keep going as long as you have time for. Never hurts to know more than you need to, and it's hard to tell how much that is before the rules come out...
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Re: Solar System

Postby karatekid44 » June 23rd, 2009, 4:15 am

He probably means where do we have to stop learning in the planets area with moons and stuff. Like when do we learn enough. But the answer is you never have learned enough.
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Re: Solar System

Postby kp9ssa » June 23rd, 2009, 6:42 am

i think u should just learn as much as u can
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Re: Solar System

Postby chill » June 23rd, 2009, 9:10 am

like i didn't mean to stop learning.... but anyway.. thanx guys...

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Re: Solar System

Postby andrewwski » June 23rd, 2009, 5:48 pm

Posts deleted. Let's not get off-topic. Thanks.

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Re: Solar System

Postby karatekid44 » June 24th, 2009, 6:15 am

Alright then people what do you think of Solar System replacing RFTS and being an event?
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Re: Solar System

Postby chill » June 24th, 2009, 9:18 am

i think it will be an interesting topic.... but then again......... i didnt do RFTS.....


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