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Wild Solar System Spotted Around Distant Star
Posted on 11/10/2009 6:03:09 PM PST by KevinDavis
A young star observed by the Spitzer Space Telescope appears to be home to a wild and young planetary system that shares some of the frenetic dynamics thought to have shaped the early years of our own solar system.
The Spitzer observations suggest young planets circling the star are disturbing smaller comet-like bodies, causing them to collide and kick up a huge halo of dust.
(Excerpt) Read more at space.com ...
TOPICS: Astronomy; Miscellaneous; Science
KEYWORDS: astronomy; science; space; spitzer; spitzertelescope; telescope; xplanets
Our new home??
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posted on 11/10/2009 6:03:49 PM PST
(Can't Stop the Signal!)
"Our new home??"
Lets go!!!! By the time we get there, the place will probably be ready to move in to!
posted on 11/10/2009 6:09:49 PM PST
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A lot of pings tonight.
posted on 11/10/2009 6:35:02 PM PST
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posted on 11/10/2009 7:46:59 PM PST
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Kevin could you also add me to this ping list too?
posted on 11/10/2009 9:28:28 PM PST
posted on 11/10/2009 9:30:30 PM PST
by Captain Beyond
(The Hammer of the gods! (Just a cool line from a Led Zep song))
Sounds like a great spot for a Galactic Vegas.
posted on 11/11/2009 3:09:25 PM PST
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