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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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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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To: BulletBobCo
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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