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in 2026 Two Asteroids To Hit Earth According To NASA JPL

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posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 11:22 PM
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originally posted by: rickymouse
Maybe one will hit Washington DC. It could make for a better world. Now, what about the other one, where is the best place that could hit.


Kim Jong's mansion.




posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 11:27 PM
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a reply to: EmmanuelGoldstein

But if they break through the dome, hopefully they will hit the great ice wall.

Here's hoping the flat earthersnhave been right all along bahahahah



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 11:30 PM
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a reply to: ntech

Soooo....they don't die from the asteroid, but only because their bitter?
Dying of bitterness, what a way to go



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 11:42 PM
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originally posted by: SkeptiSchism
a reply to: dragonridr

Yah looks like the first number is LD and the second is au

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CA Distance Nominal (LD | au) The most likely (Nominal) close-approach distance (Earth center to NEO center), in LD (Lunar Distance) and au. CA Distance Minimum (LD | au)

The minimum possible close-approach distance (Earth center to NEO center), in LD (Lunar Distance) and au. The minimum possible distance is based on the 3-sigma Earth target-plane error ellipse.
Ohhhh.....I just read this. You are so right. I did not know that. So, the CA Distance (Close Approach Distance) is measured from earth's center to the asteroids center. Well that's completely different.
So my calculations were off by the amount of the radius of the moon 1079 miles. So we need to add that back in making the point of impact a mere 1801 miles beneath the surface of the earth instead of 2880 miles.
And I learned something new today. I love it when that happens. Thank you.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 12:27 AM
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a reply to: MissSmartypants

I was just replying to dragonridr, I think that their post was correct, LD is lunar distance au is astronomical units.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 12:43 AM
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a reply to: SkeptiSchism

For instance taking the first one there;

(2018 AF1) 12.37 | 0.03179

0.03179 x 93,000,000 = 2,956,470 miles
12.37 x 250,000 = 3,092,500 miles

The same within the number of significant figures



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 02:08 AM
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originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: MissSmartypants

If you're right, we have 7 years to build two missiles that can be sent out to the asteroids and explode. There's no shortage of nuclear bombs in Earth's inventory.

Uh...might not work in space though. Do nuclear bombs need air for detonation?



To get th emost out of one yeah you do need Atmo. otherwise it wont do much o f anything.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 02:10 AM
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originally posted by: carewemust

originally posted by: rickymouse
Maybe one will hit Washington DC. It could make for a better world. Now, what about the other one, where is the best place that could hit.


Kim Jong's mansion.


Iranian leadership while its in session.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 02:15 AM
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originally posted by: MissSmartypants

originally posted by: Trueman
a reply to: MissSmartypants

I'll go bed now. When I wake up I want to see Phage debunking you.
Did you just sick Phage on me? If I weren't right I'd be intimidated right now. Phage is my hero.

I just woke up and checked your thread again. No Phage. Sound the trumpet and see one horseman coming.

No rush to pay my debt now



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 02:34 AM
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a reply to: carewemust

No they don't, there have been nuke tests in space. The atmosphere ends about 50 miles up, Operation fishbowl was a series of tests in 62..some at 90 miles up. Actually I guess it's been done at about 250 miles up.

edit on 18-1-2018 by vonclod because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 02:39 AM
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a reply to: yuppa

Well, not exactly true, tactically you can cause a lot of havoc via the EMP. What you are saying is the nuke needs something to push against causing a pressure wave.. but technically a nuke will detonate just fine with no air.
I can imagine though you would need very close to a direct hit to move an asteroid.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 08:40 AM
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and how is this an bad thing?
the race of ugly bad chimps called "humans" will finnaly learn that nature can play the war game too!



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 08:46 AM
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The 0.02064 distance (as well as the other) are underneath the AU distance label, not the LD.

0.02064 is still a great distance in AU, room to miss us, some times over.

I do see what you are referring to though, with nominal distances vs minimum distances. Leaves a lot of room for error.....

Hopefully the asteroids pass us within the greater side of the error margin.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 08:48 AM
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a reply to: MissSmartypants

little did you know, that the flat Earther's plan to flip the planet sideways, (like hiding behind a tree) and letting the nasty space rocks skim by. Doom Porn averted by the very one's we have all mocked. Poetic Justice?



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 09:13 AM
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Rapid fire hollow point "Rod from God" projectiles. I hope they made a few hollow points with rockets strapped to them. We need a space ballistic nerd to do the math.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 10:28 AM
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originally posted by: Bhadhidar

originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: MissSmartypants

If you're right, we have 7 years to build two missiles that can be sent out to the asteroids and explode. There's no shortage of nuclear bombs in Earth's inventory.

Uh...might not work in space though. Do nuclear bombs need air for detonation?



Rifle bullet, or shotgun blast, which would you prefer to be hit with?



Smaller pieces would burn up faster and more effectively through the atmosphere. The size coming in isn't the size that hit's the ground. The differences are vast, if what I've read is correct. Much of it will vaporize, if not all of it, before it has a chance to explode or hit the ground.



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 11:05 AM
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originally posted by: lostbook
a reply to: MissSmartypants

Hopefully, there will be a transport line between Earth and Mars by then thanks to Elon Musk and SpaceX.


They may actually be a cover for a.Gov or world effort to avert a future hit. We clearly are in a more active area of space now.
I still think this one may be a danger.
Comet C/2017 K2: Hubble Spots Rare Visitor from Oort Cloud
www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 11:14 AM
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a reply to: SeaWorthy

o.O thanks like comets



posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 11:19 AM
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With all our tax money spent in other stupid sh* we should be spending a ton of it on a defense system.

Can collect from the entire world.
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posted on Jan, 18 2018 @ 11:22 AM
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You won that one MissSmartypants

she won that one ....huh!!

originally posted by: MissSmartypants

originally posted by: watchitburn

originally posted by: dragonridr
a reply to: MissSmartypants

Those readings are based off AU. An astronomical unit is the distance between the earth and the sun. Not the earth and the moon. Re do your calculations based off 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers. It will miss us with room to spare.


She needs better pants.
That just shows what you know...I'm not wearing any pants.
And dragonridr was wrong and needs to buy a vowel.




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