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Pluto May Actually Be A ‘Giant Comet,’ New Study Suggests

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posted on May, 27 2018 @ 03:09 PM
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We found an intriguing consistency between the estimated amount of nitrogen inside [a glacier on Pluto] and the amount that would be expected if Pluto was formed by the agglomeration of roughly a billion comets or other Kuiper Belt objects similar in chemical composition to 67P, the comet explored by Rosetta,” said Southwest Research Institute’s Christopher Glein in a press release. Based on its chemical makeup, Pluto could simply be a “giant comet,” or as Glein said, the result of a billion comets coming together.



In 2006, NASA launched the New Horizons spacecraft at Pluto, which sits 4.67 billion miles from Earth. It wasn’t until July of 2015 that the probe finally got close enough to the icy dwarf planet to analyze it.


super cool.

i love this kind of #.



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posted on May, 27 2018 @ 03:16 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

I do wish they'd leave Pluto alone , constantly picking on it.

It's a planet , why can't they just admit they were wrong and restore its status.
#Pluto.



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 03:18 PM
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"Pluto is a f'n planet!!!!"

- King Flippy Nips




posted on May, 27 2018 @ 03:19 PM
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or as Glein said, the result of a billion comets coming together.


then again weren't all planets formed like that ? dont know just asking



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 03:26 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

stands as a possibility for sure, they think the same of Chiron these days as well.



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 03:41 PM
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Did you hear about Pluto??
That’s messed up, right?
—Barton Guster



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 04:01 PM
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So now it has a cooler origin story than ever? The downgrade has been flipped into an upgrade: Vindication!!!



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 04:13 PM
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....And in 4 years or so it'll be a planet again.



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 04:22 PM
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#planetlivesmatter #imwithpluto #makeplutogreatagain



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 04:50 PM
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the result of a billion comets coming together.

This IS ATS, after all, and I gotta wonder- what would make a billion comets come together like that.



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 04:54 PM
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Nibiru determined it had to hide from the Flying Spaghetti Monster. So it pulled a bunch of comets onto itself like a blanket to hide under the ice.

Now it's just biding it's time, waiting for the right moment to strike!
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posted on May, 27 2018 @ 05:05 PM
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what would make a billion comets come together like that.


family reunion ?



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 05:31 PM
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The one thing I find funny about these "theories" is that no one seems to address the rate of sublimation of water ice (or carbon dioxide ice) in a vacuum.

Cheers - Dave



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 05:48 PM
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what would make a billion comets come together like that.


family reunion ?


ROFL and rimshot



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 05:48 PM
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originally posted by: wylekat
a reply to: TinySickTears

the result of a billion comets coming together.

This IS ATS, after all, and I gotta wonder- what would make a billion comets come together like that.


Our solar system has been formed from the remains of many earlier super-massive stars that went supernova, the remains of which then re coalesced to form the planets we know them today. The ultimate product of regular stellar fusion is iron, carbon, nitrogen and oxygen (the CNO cycle). During the actual supernova explosion all the heavy elements are formed. The internal structure of a star is layered with all these different elements. So when the star goes supernova, everything is going to get mixed up; oxygen, carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen and helium. Oxygen and hydrogen make water. Metals with the highest melting point are the first to cool down and solidify. All those liquids would solidify as well. Eventually gravity takes over and everything from that explosion would form an accretion disk where the planets form with the ice and dust rings elsewhere.



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 05:49 PM
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"That's no planetoid. That's a space station"



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 06:13 PM
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originally posted by: wylekat
a reply to: TinySickTears

the result of a billion comets coming together.

This IS ATS, after all, and I gotta wonder- what would make a billion comets come together like that.


A philatelic convention.

(not my cup of tea, but for lonely, cold and isolated entities, it makes a sad sort of sense).



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posted on May, 27 2018 @ 07:00 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

If men can identify as women, why can't a giant comet identify as a planet?



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 07:11 PM
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Ummm...bull crap...it's a planet...got that...

PLANET...







YouSir



posted on May, 27 2018 @ 07:44 PM
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Start treating Pluto like a giant comet, it'll start acting like one...

Ask the dinosaurs... oh wait...




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