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....could this sucker hit the moon by chance....
Originally posted by ProudBird
reply to post by Thebusiness
....could this sucker hit the moon by chance....
No, not a chance. It is above the plane of the ecliptic. The animations that are most often used (repeatedly, in many ATS threads) show the view "top down", and reflect the trajectory and relative position of 2005 YU55 in two dimensions only, not in 3D.
Think of the Earth/Moon travelling on railroad tracks at one level, and the asteroid on a set of tracks that are elevated above the first set, and crossing at an angle.
Railroad tracks used as an analogy because they are fairly immutable, as to the course the trains may take, once on the rails. Orbital mechanics, the physics and calculations, are precise enough to give very, very accurate results and predictions of projected paths. Especially for this asteroid, as it has been under observation (and thus getting more and more refined) for six years.....
In any case, this size rock hitting the Moon would make a crater, and that's about it. If it helps, you could simply research the total calculated mass of the Moon (Wiki has it, as do other sources), and compare to the estimated mass (JPL website) of asteroid 2005 YU55. Or, just compare their relative sizes - - diameters.
I don't have the scale exact here, but think of a grain of sand versus a bowling ball....just for a simple mind's-eye example......
edit on Mon 7 November 2011 by ProudBird because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by oneiros
I think the conviction of espionage for that soldier warning his family should throw up a gihugan
red flag to anyone. (does this have it's own thread?) That's the proof in the pudding to my eyes
that the gut feeling that I and it seems thousands of others are having is lucid and real, and something quite beyond our control is about to be yoked around our necks.
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
But there's more! -
Soldier in Alaska being tried for espionage for writing his family and telling them to "prepare for the end of the world".
Google Earth puts giant X in Pacific Ocean
World Governments cooperate in Operation with Simulate Tsunami on 11/09/11
FCC will conduct Nation-wide test of Emergency Alert System. First to be possibly 3 minutes in length changed to perhaps 30 seconds.
Potential International Economic collapse.
Underground base visits in Denver by Obama,
Etc, ETc, Etc,
Did I mention the last ceremony of the 13 crystal skulls with the Mayan Elders happens in a few days?
Perhaps it is Time.
It's been a pleasure to know you all.
Originally posted by SatoriTheory
Just Passing Through
If we head on over to JPL's NEO page for this object, we can get a bit more information.
Asteroid 2005 YU55 to Approach Earth on November 8, 2011
The closest approach to Earth and the Moon will be respectively 0.00217 AU and 0.00160 AU on 2011 November 8 at 23:28 and November 9 at 07:13 UT.
Closest approach at 11:28pm of Great King of Terra who controls the waters of the Atlantic.
Announced at approx. 11:30pm that Great King of Terror was dumped in the water.
If we examine the first image, an animated GIF when clicked on, we see the trajectory of Yu55 as it passes by earth. Shown below:
However, the trajectory is just plain wrong. Compare the above image to the image below which was taken from the 'Celestia' software program. NASA/JPL's own trajectory data was used to plot Yu55's trajectory within the Celestia program, the same data that JPL use in their orbital diagram.
If you compare the two images, NASA would have us believe that Yu55 is coming directly from the direction of the Sun. Below are the two images overlayed.
Why the trajectory of Yu55 in NASA's animation is so different to the data they provide and show in their orbit viewer is anyone's guess. It could be a mistake, or it may be that the correct trajectory makes Yu55 look to be alot closer than it really is.
However, I suspect that this is NASA's symbolic way of simply saying 'The published trajectory of Yu55 is wrong'.
The following image shows the path of Yu55 as it passes by Earth (top) and a zoomed in view of earth to show earth's orientation at the time of closest approach.
At 11:30pm, almost midnight, the Atlantic ocean will be on the darkside of the earth. The Atlantic being the closest 'sea' at the point of closest approach.
So our Great King of Terra who controls the waters of the Atlantic just so happens to be making it's closest approach over the actual Atlantic at the same time as it was announced the Great King of Terror was dumped into the sea.
Crossing the Streams
Using JPL's Yu55 Orbit Diagram, we can see that the asteroid and earth cross paths in two locations.
By moving Earth along it's path we can see it meets Yu55's path on the 20th April and 9th November. We can leave Earth on either of these locations, switch to a yearly orbit and cycle back through the years to find when Earth and Yu55 are in close proximity.
The image below shows the results for when Earth crosses Yu55's path on 9th November. From the image, we can see that Earth and Yu55 have a close proximity orbit of 11 years.
Every 11 years on the 9th November, Earth and Yu55 has been getting progressively closer. 9/11 (d/m) every 11 yrs. Those numbers again.
So, we know an object is coming down from space, we have identified the object, we know the time of the impact, we know roughly where it will impact. But can we be any more precise about the impact location? Maybe!
Location coordinates usually come in pairs, a latitude value followed by a longitude value.
A clue to the more precise location was given in the Bin Laden mission message. That clue was the mysterious downed helicopter. It suggests to listen for a news story about a downed helicopter. That news story will be linked with 9/11 and it will contain a numerical value.
Either it's a thread where "i predict this and this will happen then and then" without any correlation between events/days and they (rightfully so) pull out the BS hammer
And now it's BS because there's TOO MUCH correlation?
Make up your mind..