posted on Aug, 26 2004 @ 04:37 PM
Originally posted by Der Kapitan
...and one of the 200 some extra-solar planets discovered, one enormous gas giant was positioned closer to it's parent star than where earth
Actually there are many Jupiter sized exos orbiting their stars closer than Mercury orbits our sun.
Originally posted by SupaFly
Hey E_T, you always seem to have good info on astronomy, can you tell me what you do for a living?
I'm not professional astronomer, if you thought that, it's just one of my hobbies.
But quite fitting hobby, my first name is Esa.
(those who didn't get it... use Google)
That pic of me in "official" suit is only from here
[edit on 26-8-2004 by E_T]