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Strange Ice Fields Of Pluto

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posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 11:25 AM
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a reply to: gortex

Life is build on secrets on keeping true from the public.




posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 11:38 AM
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i love these photos!
how does NASA manage to get such bright, clear photos of a planet i would assume is shrouded in total darkness?



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 11:55 AM
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a reply to: autopat51

Because it's not covered in total darkness.

Even as far away as Pluto is, the sun is still brighter than our full moon at night.

The cameras used by New Horizons are able to capture low level light.



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 12:50 PM
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originally posted by: eriktheawful
a reply to: jonnywhite

I believe it had been suggested in the past that their might be pools or rivers of liquid neon on Pluto.

Kind of wild to think about that.


Nowhere in my post or in the links I supplied was that implied or inferred.

From what I understand, the limiting factor for liquids on pluto is its surface pressure--much too low. The best I've heard is it might have liquids which're beneath the surface, perhaps capped by ice or a dense material. The increased pressure would make it possible. However, there must be something keeping it liquid, like internal heating from tidal forces or maybe something volcanic? I think there's possibility for this, given Pluto might be generating more itnernal heating to keep its surface young. This might not be the only explanation, though. Refer to my prior link:
news.sciencemag.org - Pluto is alive—but where is the heat coming from?...

Any underground seas or oceans will eventually be discovered if they're there. In one of my repvious posts I suggested part(s) of the latest imagery could be, but it's just a speculation I saw in another forum.
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posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 01:04 PM
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a reply to: carewemust




Passing Pluto is a milestone, but to me it's akin to dipping your toe in the ocean. It's a start, but nothing compared to swimming in the ocean.


I am of the mind that we the general population simply have not been invited to the swim party but someone is happily playing.



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 01:07 PM
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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Thorneblood


Yea....science fiction is just for kids. Cute.

You twisted my point there, Pluto.

The fiction about pluto alien bases is best reserved for the kind of fiction thread you want to put that in, not a science investigation.

You couldn't wait to start clogging this one, though. Fresh terrain, right? Be the first to see turtle rocks on Pluto!


Strange Icefields of Pluto, I guess I missed the no speculation claus.



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 01:15 PM
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originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: Char-Lee
a reply to: intrptr




No life detected…

Yet

No life detected? What about Earth?

Thats enough for me. The Universe is full of life.

If I was Intergalactic Johnny apple seed, I'd ignore all the lifeless bits of rock and sow the "goldilocks zone" planets. Billions of those around somewhere.

Why bother with lifeless frozen rock? It would be a waste of precious seed.


You certainly are correct if you want to "sow" only Earth life everywhere which may wipe out indigenous life forms

Lifeless planet..just speculation as yet.
There could be creatures all over these places, there could be underground insectoid creatures who eat fungus that grows only in the undergrounds of Pluto. There could be life forms that secret material unlike any we know to build mound hives to live in. There could be creatures whose bodies regulate heat in such a way that they can withstand nearly any amount of cold...or heat.
The scientists got it right..would we recognize life when we see it, they could look like mounds and rocks, we have eyes only for earth and humanoid life.

You see Goldilocks zones are only right for goldilocks.



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 01:48 PM
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edit on 18-7-2015 by bottleslingguy because: dumb



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 08:46 PM
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a reply to: Char-Lee


You see Goldilocks zones are only right for goldilocks.

Habitable zones are the terraformers destination, obviously.

Only earth scientists entertain evolution.

In my scenario life from lifelessness is a joke.



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 09:23 PM
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a reply to: Char-Lee

Actually the zone means that it's possible for liquid water to exist there.



posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 09:38 PM
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originally posted by: eriktheawful
a reply to: Char-Lee

Actually the zone means that it's possible for liquid water to exist there.


Well yes it includes that...We all know the story of Goldilocks. My meaning is also clear, what is perfect for some may be devastating to another.



t didn't have to be that way. If Earth were a little closer to the sun it might be like hot choking Venus; a little farther, like cold arid Mars. Somehow, though, we ended up in just the right place with just the right ingredients for life to flourish. Researchers of the 1970s scratched their heads and said we were in "the Goldilocks Zone."

science.nasa.gov...



posted on Jul, 19 2015 @ 09:58 AM
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a reply to: eriktheawful

Just remember when its a rock... it's a rock!

Please don't be posting any 'this is a skeleton on pluto' threads!!



posted on Jul, 19 2015 @ 03:02 PM
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a reply to: eriktheawful

Cool pics of cliffs and hills and canyons but... why are all pix black and white?? I really feel the full picture of pluto was black and white tinted into pale pink/pale orange color. I wonder why Pluto couldn't be seen that well by Hubble telescope? Is it for the same reason bigger eye pieces are used for more distant objects than for planets.
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posted on Jul, 19 2015 @ 04:30 PM
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Something I noticed was that there do not appear to be any Fractal like erosions coming from the higher elevations to the lower elevations and canyons like you see on earth. To me that indicates there is nothing to cause erosion, neither wind or liquid water. It would seem to be a statically dormant planet with no visible signs of life, or even past signs of life. I'm guessing it is much the same as it was in it's beginning beyond impact sites with craters.



posted on Jul, 20 2015 @ 08:15 AM
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high resolution image of Pluto


Yeah, I would like to see one by now. Its just pixelcrap, WTF?
Something is very odd with this 'quality', why don't we get real TIFFs to see?



posted on Jul, 20 2015 @ 09:35 AM
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a reply to: PublicOpinion

Keep your pants on. It's going to take 16 months to retrieve all of the data. You can't expect full-res pictures immediately. Science takes time.



posted on Jul, 20 2015 @ 10:40 AM
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a reply to: Shadowhawk


Which pants?



New Horizons will be more than 3 billion miles from Earth and radio signals will take more than four hours to reach the spacecraft, it can send information at about 1,000 bits per second. It will take 16 months to send the full set of Pluto encounter science data back to Earth.

pluto.jhuapl.edu...


Not the full set, I just want to see one HD-Tiff.



Ralph will take images twice daily as New Horizons approaches, flies past and then looks back at the Pluto system. Ultimately, MVIC will map landforms in black-and-white and color with a best resolution of about 250 meters (820 feet) per pixel,

pluto.jhuapl.edu...


There is no need to reduce the quality then, is it?
Maybe, ok.
Dropping pants in 2 weeks then!




posted on Jul, 22 2015 @ 05:06 PM
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a reply to: intrptr

LOL Bob White's account reminded me of this.




posted on Jul, 23 2015 @ 07:56 AM
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a reply to: smitastrophe

Joe dirts poop meteor (with peanuts), too funny scene in a funny movie…

Bob Whites 'thingy' is metallic, and an apparent hoax, I just found out…

Industrial magic




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