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As much as I don't agree with the electric universe model I sometimes wonder if they might have something concerning comets.edit on 3-11-2013 by mobtek because: speling gude
reply to post by rickymouse
The orbit of comets, planets, or asteroids around the Sun doesn't depend on their density or mass. It only depends on the distance from the Sun at any point:
Celestial mechanics have been in use for hundreds of years, and are precise enough for us to land a probe on a small comet or asteroid zooming millions of miles away at thousands of miles per hour.
The orbit is calculated by observing where the object is at several points in time, then extrapolating its orbit from those positions using the aforementioned equations. The more positions you have, the more precise the orbit is. Nothing to do with the object's composition or density.
By the way, even if ISON's density means it will break up into pieces, those pieces will continue on the same trajectory, only very slowly (extremely slowly in cosmic terms) drifting apart.edit on 3-11-2013 by wildespace because: (no reason given)
"OMG! NASA WOULD NEVER TELL US IF A (insert space object here) WAS COMING TO KILL US! NEVER A STRAIGHT ANSWER!"
Maybe they wouldn't... BUT... the thousands of sky-watchers around the world would. As soon as it was confirmed and cross referenced, we would know about it.
As the comet passes around the sun, its trajectory headed back out will depend ENTIRELY on its mass and density.
I am but a layman and can easily see that this entire post is incorrect.
At any rate, YAY! Fresh doom.
I actually didn't like the four horseman reference.
Yeah right...Just like the Russian meteorite....
In fact the Russian visitor proved that, the thousands of sky-watchers around the world CAN'T watch everything,
we could all die tomorrow without having a clue about it.
Why?...what's wrong with doom porn?
I believe Ison will brighten up after it's close sun passing.
and if it survives it's first ''charge'' it will be an ordinary comet that might give us a good show on it's leaving...
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