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Astronomy expert: Meteor likely in Upstate New York, but was it caused by Comet ISON?
Syracuse.com ^ | on January 12, 2014 at 10:55 PM, updated January 13, 2014 at 12:59 AM | By Catie O'Toole

Posted on 01/14/2014 9:02:35 AM PST by winoneforthegipper

Oswego, NY -- Upstate New Yorkers who heard a loud boom or saw a streak of light across the sky Sunday more than likely witnessed a meteor, according to an astronomy expert.

View full size Did a piece of Comet ISON reach Upstate New York? In this photo provided by NASA, a contrast-enhanced image produced from the Hubble images of comet ISON taken April 23, 2013 reveals the subtle structure in the inner coma of the comet. In this computer-processed view, the Hubble image has been divided by a computer model coma that decreases in brightness proportionally to the distance from the nucleus, as expected for a comet that is producing dust uniformly over its surface. ISON's coma shows enhanced dust particle release on the sunward-facing side of the comet's nucleus, the small, solid body at the core of the comet. This information is invaluable for determining the comet's shape, evolution, and spin of the solid nucleus.

"It definitely sounds like a meteor," said Scott Roby, associate professor of astronomy and planetarium director at the State University College at Oswego.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: isonnewyork; meteor
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1 posted on 01/14/2014 9:02:35 AM PST by winoneforthegipper
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To: Errant; machogirl; The Cajun

Started crossing it’s debris yesterday kinda makes sense. Will there be more?

Also see related stories here....!

Sun-blown ISON comet remains harvested in Antarctic

http://www.sott.net/article/271950-Sun-blown-ISON-comet-remains-harvested-in-Antarctic?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

A Possible Meteor Shower from Comet ISON?

http://www.universetoday.com/108084/a-possible-meteor-shower-from-comet-ison/#.UtVnutXwtTI.twitter


2 posted on 01/14/2014 9:04:57 AM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Superman returning to the Fortress of Solitude.


3 posted on 01/14/2014 9:05:38 AM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Earth was supposed to pass through through the ISON debris field(if any) this weekend.


4 posted on 01/14/2014 9:06:12 AM PST by Renegade
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To: Renegade

Actually it’s outgoing debris field started yesterday through today, then the incoming debris field saturday and Sunday....something like that...lol


5 posted on 01/14/2014 9:08:20 AM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

6 posted on 01/14/2014 9:08:29 AM PST by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: winoneforthegipper; Darksheare

Blame Darks!


7 posted on 01/14/2014 9:08:56 AM PST by null and void (It is as if they all had one head. Too bad they don't all have one neck.)
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To: winoneforthegipper

polar vortex debris????


8 posted on 01/14/2014 9:09:08 AM PST by squeegee boy
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To: Darteaus94025

We are cloudy now on the East Coast so all we will see is a boom....hopefully not a super boom.....lol


9 posted on 01/14/2014 9:09:32 AM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Thanks! I think we’re likely to encounter more in the next few days as we transition ISON’s entry trail of debris. Then there is another chance in the fall when the earth transitions the space inline with where ISON made it’s turn around the sun.


10 posted on 01/14/2014 9:10:42 AM PST by Errant (Surround yourself with intelligent and industrious people who help and support each other.)
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To: winoneforthegipper

INCOMING!!!!!!!


11 posted on 01/14/2014 9:11:04 AM PST by Renegade
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To: winoneforthegipper

are we sure that boom wasn’t the air being let out of Gov. Christie’s political career ?


12 posted on 01/14/2014 9:12:08 AM PST by llevrok (Obama 2008 : "If you vote for me, you can keep your country")
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To: winoneforthegipper

Do the “Men in Black” know about this?


13 posted on 01/14/2014 9:12:31 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Ison's inbound trail is still to be crossed, mostly from Jan12th-19th of 2014.


Here's an update on the direction of incoming fireballs and debris from Ison.
14 posted on 01/14/2014 9:14:01 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: winoneforthegipper

15 posted on 01/14/2014 9:16:11 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

I saw a nice-sized one at 4:25am yesterday on the way to work.. big enough to make a wish on. In Austin.


16 posted on 01/14/2014 9:17:45 AM PST by txhurl
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To: Yosemitest

17 posted on 01/14/2014 9:18:29 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

Hey, thanks for that!


18 posted on 01/14/2014 9:18:35 AM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Errant

Well here’s hoping Earth is good at dodgeball....lol


19 posted on 01/14/2014 9:20:13 AM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Fools!! It was not a comet!
I bring you a warning: Everyone of you reading this, tell the world, tell this to everybody wherever they are. Watch the skies. Everywhere. Keep looking. Keep watching the skies.


20 posted on 01/14/2014 9:20:30 AM PST by minnesota_bound
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To: txhurl
Have fun and Report a Fireball: It's fun and easy!
21 posted on 01/14/2014 9:24:22 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Big Bada Boom ?

Or no boom today, boom tomorrow. ALWAYS Boom tomorrow. . . .

Of course, if there was any cosmic justice, the entire inside-the-Beltway would get pelted by meteors. . .

22 posted on 01/14/2014 9:25:49 AM PST by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: Yosemitest

Great site! Thanks! Lots of obs in TX the last couple days reported there.


23 posted on 01/14/2014 9:27:18 AM PST by txhurl
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To: txhurl
Have you checked out the free Stellarium Program ?
24 posted on 01/14/2014 9:44:49 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest; Errant; machogirl; The Cajun

Hehehehe....oh noes!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkIHGMKh54Q&feature=youtu.be&a


25 posted on 01/14/2014 9:49:18 AM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

The answer is “no”.


26 posted on 01/14/2014 10:13:53 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: winoneforthegipper

He’s a little over the top, alright.


27 posted on 01/14/2014 10:14:29 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Interesting times....


28 posted on 01/14/2014 10:17:57 AM PST by Errant (Surround yourself with intelligent and industrious people who help and support each other.)
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To: winoneforthegipper; Errant; machogirl; The Cajun
That old boy ain't wrapped too tight..........Just saying :)
29 posted on 01/14/2014 10:46:44 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

lol, need Cajun translation please


30 posted on 01/14/2014 10:52:14 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: winoneforthegipper

This was the approx date for crossing ISON debris. IIRC


31 posted on 01/14/2014 10:53:00 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: winoneforthegipper

I need one of those pieces.


32 posted on 01/14/2014 10:54:02 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl
lol, need Cajun translation please

Lots of loose parts be a floating around in his brain :)

33 posted on 01/14/2014 11:00:07 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

thank you :)


34 posted on 01/14/2014 11:05:42 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: The Cajun

If not by a twist of fate, my GGGGG grandfather did not stay in New Orleans after the Battle of NO, but his brother did stay, I might have been a Cajun, with my own island. lol Instead I am a proud Arizonan (4th gen),except for: John McShamnesty, McFlake, and because of the fraud of the “independent” on the redistricting committee, some Dem Reps.


35 posted on 01/14/2014 11:08:52 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Boom Vortex!


36 posted on 01/14/2014 12:43:02 PM PST by Organic Panic
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To: The Cajun; winoneforthegipper; machogirl
Another one to keep an eye on...

Nasa/The Truth of The Meteor Storms/Siding Spring

37 posted on 01/14/2014 1:41:28 PM PST by Errant (Surround yourself with intelligent and industrious people who help and support each other.)
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To: txhurl

I saw one a little over a week again when I was walking my dog. I live in CT.


38 posted on 01/14/2014 2:11:55 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Errant; The Cajun; winoneforthegipper; machogirl
You do know that BPEarthwatch is a moonbat, don't you?

Consider his proclaiming the Niburu Chronicles and check out his 'we're all gonna die' scenario with Herculobus, watch/listen to his telling you all about the Dulce battles - it's all on his EweToob site.. (learn all about those sixteen foot - or is it nine foot - whatever, tall aliens living in the cave in Arizona - or was it Nevada - I don't know - that keep real humans as sex slaves.)

Then decide for yourself if he is a reliable source...

39 posted on 01/14/2014 2:20:39 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: Yosemitest
He’s a little over the top, alright.

Why would you think that? One of his primary sources is the same one you say is reliable. You know, your buddy BPEarthbotch..

40 posted on 01/14/2014 2:23:16 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: castlegreyskull

Go look at that ‘report a meteor’ website and see who all else saw it in your area. I was surprised to see all the reports and descriptions in TX over two days.


41 posted on 01/14/2014 2:29:15 PM PST by txhurl
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To: NoCmpromiz
No,I don't. BPEarthWatch likes him.
But I take BPEarthWatch with a grain of salt, and I try to find the original source documents that motivated their original concern.
42 posted on 01/14/2014 2:50:50 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: NoCmpromiz
Then decide for yourself if he is a reliable source...

BPEarthwatch is like most people. Some things he has a good handle on, others he doesn't. I posted this video of his because of the information on siding spring and its close encounter with Mars. Btw, he references documents from reliable sources, if you consider a .gov site reliable.

I agree that he does delve into things pretty far fetched at times, but he is as entertaining as some of the A&E or History channel presentations, and Siding Spring will be making the news BIG time next October. Anyway, he means well and at least he doesn't hold anything back. lol Can't say I trust NASA to do that, do you?

43 posted on 01/14/2014 3:26:32 PM PST by Errant (Surround yourself with intelligent and industrious people who help and support each other.)
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To: Salgak

Corbin Dallas multi-pass


44 posted on 01/14/2014 4:42:00 PM PST by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

Where is that cave in AZ? Anywhere around the “Smithsonian artifact cave” in the Grand Canyon?

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/viewpoints/articles/20111108grand-canyon-mystery.html


45 posted on 01/14/2014 7:34:28 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Errant

ahh, another good read


46 posted on 01/14/2014 7:38:32 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl
Anywhere around the “Smithsonian artifact cave”

Supposedly some top secret cave that our government and a faction of the military are hiding from us where these aliens from the planet Nubiru are hiding/kept until that 'planet' swings back around again and the nubirians take over again like they did the last time they were here (you remember - it was before the Flood..) There was a 'big battle' there in the 1950's, says the moonbat, between two factions of the US military, one siding with these aliens against the other...

If you're into conspiracy theories you'll find it on that moonbat's EweToob page (along with a lot of other conspiracy theory fodder...)

47 posted on 01/14/2014 8:03:35 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

Must not be the same cave. I’ll have to do a google to see where these giants are living. Only ones in caves just south of here are the mules/criminals/drug cartels serving as lookouts for the 100 miles of Arizona that has been ceded back to Mexico and the criminals. From the border to 30 miles south of Phoenix, along Interstate 8.


48 posted on 01/14/2014 8:56:02 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl
ahh, another good read

It really was! I didn't have a clue about all of the interesting mysterious in your area. So much to learn and so little time... ;)

49 posted on 01/15/2014 7:30:12 AM PST by Errant (Surround yourself with intelligent and industrious people who help and support each other.)
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To: Errant

the story of my life, so much to learn, so little time :)


50 posted on 01/15/2014 11:22:00 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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