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Giant comet may collide with Earth late October
Pravda ^ | October 6, 2006

Posted on 10/09/2006 9:40:33 PM PDT by tlb

According to the Russian astronomer Nikolai Fedorovsky, a giant comet flying at top speed is bound for Earth. Should the comet stay on the collision course, it may hit the planet in late October. The impact will cause devastating tsunamis, earthquakes and avalanches, says Fedorovsky. He saw the killer comet in a telescope two weeks ago. He managed to calculate the comet’s trajectory. We got in touch with Nikolai Fedorovsky:

“I’m not trying to scare anybody, I just want to warn the public,” sums up Fedorovsky. “We should pay attention to this suspicious celestial body. We could obtain more accurate calculations if other astronomers join forces. We could also photograph it if we’re in luck. We will probably partake in one of the greatest events in the history of humankind,”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: artbell; asteroids; chickenlittle; cleanyourlensnikolai; doomed; drunkstargazing; keeplookingup; science; space; theskyisfalling; weallgonnadie
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Has to be frustrating to get good polls just before the world ends.
1 posted on 10/09/2006 9:40:34 PM PDT by tlb
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To: tlb

Whatever it takes to stop the dims from gaining control of the house, if it means we collide with comet causing cataclysmic destruction then so be it!


2 posted on 10/09/2006 9:42:46 PM PDT by appeal2
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To: tlb

Bush's fault. And, may I add, "Women and Minorities Hardest Hit."


3 posted on 10/09/2006 9:43:15 PM PDT by Enterprise (Let's not enforce laws that are already on the books, let's just write new laws we won't enforce.)
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To: tlb

Bush's fault!


4 posted on 10/09/2006 9:43:33 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: tlb

Calling Bruce Willis.


5 posted on 10/09/2006 9:44:28 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: tlb

LOL. Recommend folks look at the graphics in the article. It's real Enquirer stuff.


6 posted on 10/09/2006 9:44:37 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: tlb

I suggest we take this to the UN via France and see just what can be done...cough...cough...cough


7 posted on 10/09/2006 9:44:49 PM PDT by conservativepoet
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To: tlb

Maybe it could hit Mecca or San Francisco?


8 posted on 10/09/2006 9:44:52 PM PDT by aft_lizard (born conservative...I chose to be a republican)
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To: tlb

Paging George Noory........


9 posted on 10/09/2006 9:44:57 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances and it advances relentlessly freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: BulletBobCo

We'll also need to call up some washed up rock stars to write a killer ballad to get him in the mood to sacrafice his life.


10 posted on 10/09/2006 9:45:43 PM PDT by LukeL (Never let the enemy pick the battle site. (Gen. George S. Patton))
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To: tlb

IBTRYMBP!!!


11 posted on 10/09/2006 9:45:49 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: tlb

Figures.

I'm one payment away from paying off the car and I'm about to pay off many other bills and the world ends.

Sorry folks.


12 posted on 10/09/2006 9:47:04 PM PDT by A message (We who care, Can Not Fail)
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To: tlb

The Pravda is still alive and well, I see.


13 posted on 10/09/2006 9:47:13 PM PDT by okstate
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To: tlb
“We shouldn’t underestimate the threat poised by asteroid and comets,”

Is translating from Russian to English that hard? If I hadn't known any better, I thought the author went to American public schools.

14 posted on 10/09/2006 9:47:22 PM PDT by GOP_Raider (Would you like to join the OFFICIAL Oakland Raiders ping list? Sure you would, send me freepmail.)
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To: tlb
...a giant comet flying at top speed is bound for Earth...

What's 'top speed' for a 'giant comet', anyway?
15 posted on 10/09/2006 9:48:05 PM PDT by struwwelpeter
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To: tlb


From National Georgraphic, 2002:

U.S. Summons Experts to Draft Asteroid Defense Plan

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2002/06/0607_020607_wirasteroid.html


16 posted on 10/09/2006 9:48:15 PM PDT by FairOpinion (Dem Foreign Policy: SURRENDER to our enemies. Real conservatives don't help Dems get elected.)
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To: tlb

Gulp!


17 posted on 10/09/2006 9:49:00 PM PDT by Chuck54 ( "It's NOT the economy stupid; that's great. It's the media".)
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To: struwwelpeter
"What's 'top speed' for a 'giant comet', anyway?"

Generally, it's when it pegs red in fifth gear.

18 posted on 10/09/2006 9:49:16 PM PDT by Enterprise (Let's not enforce laws that are already on the books, let's just write new laws we won't enforce.)
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To: tlb

Karl Rove's October Surprise..


19 posted on 10/09/2006 9:49:57 PM PDT by Syntyr (Food for the NSA Line Eater -> "terrorist" "bomb" "plot" "kill" "overthrow" "coup de tas")
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To: tlb

20 posted on 10/09/2006 9:50:01 PM PDT by Turbopilot (iumop ap!sdn w,I 'aw dlaH)
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To: tlb

Damn! I knew Rove had something up his sleeve!


21 posted on 10/09/2006 9:50:01 PM PDT by Dianna
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To: tlb

And a couple more:


NASA's Near Earth Object Program

http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html


Asteroid Sentry: Current Impact Risks

http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/risk/


22 posted on 10/09/2006 9:50:33 PM PDT by FairOpinion (Dem Foreign Policy: SURRENDER to our enemies. Real conservatives don't help Dems get elected.)
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To: struwwelpeter

Yeah, really!


23 posted on 10/09/2006 9:51:06 PM PDT by Lauren BaRecall (My favorite dream - line dancing with the space aliens...oh, and Bucky Dent brought me flowers....)
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To: struwwelpeter

Probably about 80 km/sec. FWIW. ;^)


24 posted on 10/09/2006 9:51:06 PM PDT by AntiGuv (o) (o)
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To: tlb

So does this mean we don't have to worry about "global warming" anymore?


25 posted on 10/09/2006 9:51:24 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("Today we march, tomorrow we vote!" The illegal aliens won't be "staying home" on Nov. 7th.)
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To: tlb

Hmmm...Is this Karl Rove's October Surprise? Getting a little bored with the weather machine, is he?

Perhaps I should have whispered that. DUmmies may be lurking. ;^)


26 posted on 10/09/2006 9:51:35 PM PDT by Shelayne (...And though my heart is torn, I will praise You in this storm... ~~Casting Crowns)
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To: BulletBobCo
Calling Bruce Willis.

He died in Armageddon. Calling Ben Affleck.

27 posted on 10/09/2006 9:51:54 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: tlb

Bush's fault.


28 posted on 10/09/2006 9:52:22 PM PDT by Hoodat ( ETERNITY - Smoking, or Non-smoking?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I heard that they named the comet "Katrina."


29 posted on 10/09/2006 9:52:44 PM PDT by Enterprise (Let's not enforce laws that are already on the books, let's just write new laws we won't enforce.)
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To: LukeL

Karl: Sir, I'm retired navy, I know all about classified. But one more thing. The person who finds her gets to name her right?
Dan: Yes, yes that's right, that's right.
Karl: I wanna name her Dottie after my wife. She's a vicious life-sucking bitch from which there is no escape.


30 posted on 10/09/2006 9:53:27 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: tlb

Correct me if I am wrong, but isn't this the same guy who told us that we were going to get hit sometime in May of this year with the same space rock?


31 posted on 10/09/2006 9:54:48 PM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (God Bless the United States of America and all that defend her hard earned freedom!)
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To: tlb

This is fishy. I generally hear that a trajectory for an object that far out can't be calculated that finely. It would be more like "it has some small chance of coming somewhere within the circle of the earth's orbit."


32 posted on 10/09/2006 9:55:31 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: tlb

time to start looting?


33 posted on 10/09/2006 9:55:38 PM PDT by verum ago (The Iranian Space Agency: set phasers to jihad!)
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To: All

If we can get the exact time and location of where this comet would hit, we could get rid of all the liberals in one shot by telling them that at that particular time and location Bill Clintoon is throwing a Bash Bush Party with free beer and snackies for all. I am sure a huge crowd would form.


34 posted on 10/09/2006 9:56:17 PM PDT by LegalEagle61 (You have 2 choices vote republican or whine about how bad the country is when the liberals take over)
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To: tlb

What? Why weren't we warned earlier about this?

Wait, wasn't the world supposed to have ended in August? I bet that is the reason the powers that be felt it was not necessary to tell us about the comet.


35 posted on 10/09/2006 9:56:19 PM PDT by Tammy8 (Please Support and pray for our Troops, as they serve us every day.)
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To: tlb

At least it will happen before Nancy Pelosi is handed the Speaker's gavel.


36 posted on 10/09/2006 9:56:22 PM PDT by no dems (I'll take a moral Mormon over a demonic Democrat or repugnant RINO anyday.)
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To: Rockitz
You go ahead and call Ben - I'm calling Catherine Mary Stewart! :)


37 posted on 10/09/2006 9:56:33 PM PDT by DemforBush
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To: tlb

Would it be reasonable to assume a government big budget program already exists to address this?

Could Congress be recalled to spin something up, rig those Haliburton voting machines or at least look the other way while making official announcements of new study plans?

At least move the election up so the democraps can claim victory for a day, before the finaly tally comes in (along with the jumbocomet).


38 posted on 10/09/2006 9:57:09 PM PDT by petertare (!)
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Karl: Sir, I'm retired navy, I know all about classified. But one more thing. The person who finds her gets to name her right? Dan: Yes, yes that's right, that's right. Karl: I wanna name her Dottie after my wife. She's a vicious life-sucking bitch from which there is no escape.

Best dialogue of the movie....

39 posted on 10/09/2006 9:57:13 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: tlb
Now this would be an October surprise that might chage elections.
40 posted on 10/09/2006 9:57:38 PM PDT by ThomasThomas
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To: tlb; All
A new comet found by Fedorovsky
Space Sciences
A new comet found by Fedorovsky
Posted by Jack Herer on 10/4/2006 6:10:15 AM
Look how many sites are writing about a Comet found by Russian Scientist Fedorovsky

 

The celestial body threatens the Earth

Sensational information about the future collision of gigantic meteorite with the Earth appeared on Russian scientific Nikolai fedorovskiy's site. Could not be been connected with the scientist; however, to eat hope, which to soon learn all details about the future catastrophe will be from "first of mouths". For the present there is an information about the fact that the incandescent cosmic body approaches to the Earth with the improbable speed. The distance between our planet and object swiftly is decreased. It is so swift that the scientist calls precise time and even point of rendezvous - on 28 October, the western part of Russia, supposedly the environment of Moscow.

 

To the earth dvizhetsya enormous comet! Russian scientist- astronomer Nikolai fedorovskiy made a sensational discovery.

According to his calculations and observations, the Earth approaches the mega-comet, which will fall at the end of October, they report detail. "about the tunguska meteorite also no one nothing knew, and then it satisfactorily fell in Siberia", writes Nikolai fedorovskiy. Scientist revealed object at the end of August, he was moved along the paraboloid trajectory with the suspiciously high speed. The approximate calculated of speed showed that the celestial body pretends as the minimum to the asteroid. Nikolai fedorovskiy was connected with the Kiev observatory; however, there they did not confirm and did not refute the fact of the approximation of asteroid to the Earth.

 


At the end of October to the earth will fall gigantic comet? Scientists keep silent.

Russian scientist- astronomer Nikolai fedorovskiy made a sensational discovery. According to his calculations and observations, the Earth approaches the mega-comet, which will fall at the end of October. "about the tunguska meteorite also no one nothing knew, and then it satisfactorily fell in Siberia", writes Nikolai fedorovskiy. Scientist revealed object at the end of August, he was moved along the paraboloid trajectory with the suspiciously high speed. The approximate calculated of speed showed that the celestial body pretends as the minimum to the asteroid. Nikolai fedorovskiy was connected with the Kiev observatory; however, there they did not confirm and did not refute the fact of the approximation of asteroid to the Earth. "almost no one knows that the comets of different coarseness regularly are passed at the minimum distance from the Earth. They pass as those not noticed - little whether what trifle flies around the planet. To take at least Shvassmanna-Vakhmanna in 95 year ", notes Fedorov. Details

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link to webplanet.ru

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41 posted on 10/09/2006 9:57:59 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: appeal2
Whatever it takes to stop the dims from gaining control of the house, if it means we collide with comet causing cataclysmic destruction then so be it!

LOL!! I like the way you think!

42 posted on 10/09/2006 9:58:26 PM PDT by radiohead (Hey Kerry, I'm still here; still hating your lying, stinking, guts you coward.)
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To: okstate

Is Izvestia still around?


43 posted on 10/09/2006 9:58:31 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: tlb
“I’m not trying to scare anybody,"

LOL! Not much.

Still true today: "There is no truth in Pravda, and there is no news in Izvestiya."

44 posted on 10/09/2006 9:58:41 PM PDT by denydenydeny ("We have always been, we are, and I hope that we always shall be detested in France"--Wellington)
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To: tlb

In other news, Donald Duck entered a treatment center and the Ides of March have moved to November.


45 posted on 10/09/2006 9:58:52 PM PDT by Rightfootforward
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To: tlb

Apparently all of the other astronomers haven't been paying attention for quite a while. Or this one has the only working telescope.


46 posted on 10/09/2006 10:00:07 PM PDT by skr (We cannot play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent.-- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Brett66
Bet Noory will be on the story tonight.. LOL!


47 posted on 10/09/2006 10:00:54 PM PDT by divine_moment_of_facts (The Democrat Party... Alienating voters since 1967)
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To: tlb
Wait...didn't we just go through all of this "End of the World" stuff in August?

I mean the "End of the World" parties were lots of fun and all, but isn't it a little too soon to do this again? Even New year's Eve only comes...well, once a year.

48 posted on 10/09/2006 10:00:57 PM PDT by Allegra (Super Elastic Bubble Plastic!)
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To: Mr. Jazzy
Correct me if I am wrong, but isn't this the same guy who told us that we were going to get hit sometime in May of this year with the same space rock?

Just what I was thinking...

49 posted on 10/09/2006 10:01:06 PM PDT by MarMema
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To: tlb

How did Rove pull THIS off?


50 posted on 10/09/2006 10:01:08 PM PDT by Just Lori (Character is doing the right thing when no one is watching.)
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