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WoW! Mars trivia

MasterBlaster

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This Christmas Eve, Mars will be in Opposition, and at it's closest (Dec 18th) approach to the Earth in like a gazillion years. In fact, all during the month of Dec Mars will be prominant as hell in the night sky.

Cool. :drink:
 
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Rotax Robert

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what a coinkydink, I have been thinking about that all day
 
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Chisel Tooth

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Did anyone know that there is a 1 in 75 chance that mars might be hit by an asteroid on January 30th 2008?
Recently Discovered Asteroid Could Hit Mars in January.
December 21, 2007

A recently discovered asteroid which passed close to the Earth in November, is now headed towards a very close passage by Mars in late January, and there is a small chance that it could hit that planet. The probability of a collision is only 1 chance in 75, but scientists are excited about the possibility. If it happens, the impact would occur on January 30, 2008 at around 10:55 UT (2:55 a.m. PST).

Could be one hell of a show.
See Ya
Mike
 
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Chisel Tooth

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It is posted in the Near Earth Orbit Program on the JPL NASA web site. I was unable to get the link to cut copy or what ever. Still learning the computer thing.
See ya
Mike
 

Paul B

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no no, the muddership is docking with the moon! its gonna take more effert to get it to dock with the earth.... well, so I think anyways...
 
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