Originally posted by Echtelion
Professional astronomers are completely able to detect any incoming meteor threat from months if not years ahead for chrissake! A meteor big enough to
have provoked an explosion like that should be huge in space, before being burned and reduced 3-4 times its size in the atmosphere! WAKE
Alright, well please inform the rest of us of this method that allows them to pick these tiny
little chunks of rock, ice, iron, or whatever
else out from the rest of the crap out there that has been put up by man.
Yes, we can spot, identify, and even track the larger
things, but that's mainly because we can
spot them. Yes, we can track the
satellites and other space junk because we know the orbit of them around the Earth.
The random things that enter the Earth's atmosphere? HAH! So, will you please divulge this tracking method that you know of to help out in the
Originally posted by desert
Could this have been a test launch up north?
ANd then why didn't the various nations across the globe take notice to that? Surely the US, GB, China, Russia, etc would have noticed a missile
going up, don't you think?
Originally posted by Rockpuck
I had thought this happend at night?
It did. This has been explained in the thread already.
Originally posted by Neon Haze
Dare I say I told you guys so???
Where is anything saying that a fragment was near the Earth on that day? I looked at all of the orbit simulations and none of them say anything was
Besides, as I've already stated in this thread, there are a few meteor showers going on right now, with the Arietids having had peaked on the 7th of
June. Also, as I've already said on this thread, things like this happen fairly frequently. Probably 5-7 times a decade. Why does no notice? Because
most of them happen over water or unpopulated areas.
Then again, some people like to make stretches between facts and events so they can be right.
[edit on 6/10/2006 by cmdrkeenkid]