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Is this incredible thing in heavens a sign from God?
Worldnetdaily ^ | 20100218 | Joe Kovacs

Posted on 02/18/2010 2:25:13 PM PST by Firefigher NC

While scientists don't think it's a comet, they're not exactly sure of the precise origin of the incredible object soaring some 90 million miles from Earth, snapped just a few weeks ago by the Hubble Space Telescope.

"I've seen thousands of astronomical images over my career, but this is one of the few absolute jaw-droppers: A flying X-pattern with trailing streamers," said Ray Villard, a contributing writer to Discovery News. "Whatever it is, nothing quite like it has ever before been seen in the heavens."

Even the experts who study celestial phenomena seem somewhat perplexed.

"We're still trying to really figure out what it is," University of Arizona planetary scientist Jim Scotti told National Geographic. Scotti is on a team observing the object from the Kitt Peak National Observatory outside Tucson.

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Miscellaneous; Science
KEYWORDS: astronomy; catastrophism; comet; heavenlysigns
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Here's an interesting one.
1 posted on 02/18/2010 2:25:13 PM PST by Firefigher NC
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To: Firefigher NC

It’s the “Jews In Space” sequel to Mel Brooks’ “History of the World Part I”.


2 posted on 02/18/2010 2:27:27 PM PST by Argus (Goodbye Clowntown, Hello United States of America.)
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To: Firefigher NC

3 posted on 02/18/2010 2:27:43 PM PST by evets (beer)
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To: Firefigher NC

Nibiru~!!!!


4 posted on 02/18/2010 2:28:41 PM PST by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!)
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To: Argus

Or the Death Star of David I saw on a Venture Brothers episode


5 posted on 02/18/2010 2:28:59 PM PST by Firefigher NC
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To: evets

Planet X! it even HAS AN X ON IT!!! (that’s how I know)


6 posted on 02/18/2010 2:29:19 PM PST by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!)
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To: Firefigher NC

7 posted on 02/18/2010 2:29:25 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Firefigher NC
Birds.


8 posted on 02/18/2010 2:30:25 PM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: Star Traveler

Rocky the Flying Squirrel, warp speed.


9 posted on 02/18/2010 2:30:31 PM PST by heartwood
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To: Firefigher NC
Is this incredible thing in heavens a sign from God?

No.... :-)

10 posted on 02/18/2010 2:30:37 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: evets
Romulan Bird of Prey:


11 posted on 02/18/2010 2:31:05 PM PST by CholeraJoe (Any man over 35 with washboard abds is either gay or a narcissist.)
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To: All

Calling Scully and Mulder... :-)


12 posted on 02/18/2010 2:31:14 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Firefigher NC
One asteroid collided with another one. My guess.
13 posted on 02/18/2010 2:31:35 PM PST by JasonC
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To: Star Traveler

"This means something."

14 posted on 02/18/2010 2:32:32 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Star Traveler
It’s a nija Shurikens headed towards earth
15 posted on 02/18/2010 2:32:45 PM PST by Perdogg ("Is that a bomb in your pants, or are you excited to come to America?")
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To: Star Traveler
Just another Space Squid....whats the big deal??..I see them all the time....(/remove tongue from cheek)
16 posted on 02/18/2010 2:33:20 PM PST by Nekman (One Big Ass Mistake America...How's that Hope/Change thingy working out?)
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To: Mr. K

Looks like the thing from the move “Lifeforce”

Mathilda May, mmmmmmm My kind of alien


17 posted on 02/18/2010 2:33:25 PM PST by enraged
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To: Daffynition

Those are each called a “Murmuration of Starlings”


18 posted on 02/18/2010 2:33:36 PM PST by HighWheeler
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To: Star Traveler

19 posted on 02/18/2010 2:34:36 PM PST by frithguild (I gave to Joe Wilson the day after, to Scott Brown seven days before and next to JD Hayworth.)
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To: Firefigher NC

20 posted on 02/18/2010 2:36:35 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: dfwgator
"This means something."


21 posted on 02/18/2010 2:37:07 PM PST by Dumpster Baby (Truth is called hate by those who hate the truth.)
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To: Quix; metmom

Note post 7


22 posted on 02/18/2010 2:38:27 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (AyersKKKByrdFALNpardonsBpantherNightsticks.AmyBishopDelahuntDNCisTerrorismParty.)
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To: Star Traveler

23 posted on 02/18/2010 2:38:32 PM PST by frithguild (I gave to Joe Wilson the day after, to Scott Brown seven days before and next to JD Hayworth.)
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To: HighWheeler
isn't it “Exaltation of Starlings?”

(and a group of crows is called a “murder of crows” )

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(murder...)

24 posted on 02/18/2010 2:39:14 PM PST by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!)
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To: Star Traveler

25 posted on 02/18/2010 2:39:15 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: dfwgator

ROFL..good one. Classic movie.


26 posted on 02/18/2010 2:39:24 PM PST by GulfWar1Vet
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To: Firefigher NC
And in the dumbassedness of stupidity category:

Some think the mysterious space object has a shape similar to that of a gunship depicted in the 1984 movie, "The Last Starfighter."

At 90 million miles away, that's one big frigging gunship.
27 posted on 02/18/2010 2:39:34 PM PST by aruanan
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To: Dumpster Baby
"This means something."

Danged hotlink blocking!


28 posted on 02/18/2010 2:39:48 PM PST by Dumpster Baby (Truth is called hate by those who hate the truth.)
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To: onedoug

ping


29 posted on 02/18/2010 2:40:34 PM PST by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: HighWheeler

"really?..a murmuring,I've created murs for years in my litter box...never got any credit"

30 posted on 02/18/2010 2:40:40 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: Firefigher NC; KevinDavis; SunkenCiv

oh boy


31 posted on 02/18/2010 2:40:50 PM PST by GeronL (I pledge allegiance to the Principles of the Bill of Rights and to protect and defend it...)
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To: Star Traveler

32 posted on 02/18/2010 2:42:31 PM PST by frithguild (I gave to Joe Wilson the day after, to Scott Brown seven days before and next to JD Hayworth.)
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To: Star Traveler

33 posted on 02/18/2010 2:45:12 PM PST by frithguild (I gave to Joe Wilson the day after, to Scott Brown seven days before and next to JD Hayworth.)
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To: aruanan

Probably wouldn’t want to piss them off in a space battle.


34 posted on 02/18/2010 2:45:31 PM PST by Firefigher NC
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To: frithguild

35 posted on 02/18/2010 2:45:51 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Mr. K

load “murmuration of starlings” into YouTube, there are some beautiful videos of this autumn event.


36 posted on 02/18/2010 2:46:17 PM PST by HighWheeler
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To: Firefigher NC
This is my favorite photo from the Hubble taken around last Easter. They call it the Crown of Thorns.

Photobucket

37 posted on 02/18/2010 2:46:34 PM PST by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: Doogle

What a great picture.


38 posted on 02/18/2010 2:47:01 PM PST by HighWheeler
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

Did you read the Left Behind series?


39 posted on 02/18/2010 2:47:54 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: wally_bert

40 posted on 02/18/2010 2:49:23 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Looks like that Romulan cloaking device is on the fritz again...

Colonel, USAFR


41 posted on 02/18/2010 2:49:50 PM PST by jagusafr (Kill the red lizard, Lord! - nod to C.S. Lewis)
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To: jagusafr

I’d say so... :-)


42 posted on 02/18/2010 2:51:15 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler
Gee wiz, Star Traveler...even I know that's a picture of The Mother Ship.

sw

43 posted on 02/18/2010 2:52:07 PM PST by spectre (Spectre's wife (11/02/10)
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To: Firefigher NC

WND is such a joke.


44 posted on 02/18/2010 2:52:23 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny
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To: metmom

No, FRiend. I never did. Hope I’m not. =]


45 posted on 02/18/2010 2:52:38 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (AyersKKKByrdFALNpardonsBpantherNightsticks.AmyBishopDelahuntDNCisTerrorismParty.)
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To: All
Blocking hot-linking is not going to keep Scully and Mulder off this board... LOL...


46 posted on 02/18/2010 2:52:50 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Funny you should say that. So this NASA image is a hoax?


47 posted on 02/18/2010 2:53:24 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (AyersKKKByrdFALNpardonsBpantherNightsticks.AmyBishopDelahuntDNCisTerrorismParty.)
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To: spectre

:-)


48 posted on 02/18/2010 2:53:43 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: stylecouncilor

More information needed from other sources.

Thanks though.


49 posted on 02/18/2010 2:56:52 PM PST by onedoug
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To: HighWheeler
talk about a laid back cat
50 posted on 02/18/2010 2:58:35 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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