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Strange Space Object Stumps Astronomers; Appears to be Asteroid but Has Six Comet-Like Tails
universityherald.com ^ | Nov 07, 2013 03:05 PM EST | Russell Westerholm

Posted on 11/09/2013 1:49:25 AM PST by Bender2

Strange Space Object Stumps Astronomers; Appears to be Asteroid but Has Six Comet-Like Tails

Posted by Russell Westerholm


Astronomers have spotted a curious comet-like spatial object with the Hubble Telescope that has six trails, causing it to look like a badminton shuttlecock, BBC News reported.

The observers were lead to believe the object is an asteroid because it was spotted in an asteroid belt, but its tails are more characteristic of a comet. Asteroids also typically only appear as tiny dots of light.

"We were literally dumbfounded when we saw it," Dave Jewitt, a professor from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and lead researcher, said in a press release. "Even more amazing, its tail structures change dramatically in just 13 days as it belches out dust. That also caught us by surprise. It's hard to believe we're looking at an asteroid."

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TOPICS: Astronomy; Science
KEYWORDS: asteriod; asteroidp5; catastrophism; meteor; space; tail; tails; ufo; velikovsky
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Just wondering here... but what if this is a real UFO?

Whoa, Bend-- Whoever is driving that UFO is really smart.. 'cause look at how they can spell in English!

1 posted on 11/09/2013 1:49:26 AM PST by Bender2
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Maybe its the Jesus Express coming back to kick some AntiChrist a$$...: )


2 posted on 11/09/2013 1:55:21 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Bender2
Extreme Close-up -


3 posted on 11/09/2013 1:59:11 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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The Hubble mirror had optical problems way back when... something new developing? This image shows an early pic of a star that should be a single pinpoint of light:


4 posted on 11/09/2013 1:59:49 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; shove_it; TrueKnightGalahad; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Wow! Just as I posted this, I had a power surge and had to re-boot--

Maybe they know... we know!

5 posted on 11/09/2013 2:01:13 AM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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Maybe it’s an astronomical missing link ... hasn’t lost it’s tails yet


6 posted on 11/09/2013 2:39:45 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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Maneuvering thrusters? Reaction drive exhausts?


7 posted on 11/09/2013 2:42:59 AM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Bender2

I’ve seen medieval German woodcut illustrations showing something similar, what appears to be a multi-tailed comet, fearful inhabitants and destruction of buildings.


8 posted on 11/09/2013 2:53:03 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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comet-like spatial object with the Hubble Telescope that has six trails

"Six objects flying... in formation" - Battleship
;)

9 posted on 11/09/2013 2:53:54 AM PST by grobdriver
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To: RegulatorCountry

Quite similar


10 posted on 11/09/2013 2:57:57 AM PST by spetznaz (Nuclear-tipped Ballistic Missiles: The Ultimate Phallic Symbol)
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To: Bender2

“And I think to myself ... what a wonder-full world...”


11 posted on 11/09/2013 3:21:30 AM PST by Toucan Dance
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Heavens Gate for sure.Marshall Applegate is coming in to pick up a few new age items that are in short supply on the Mother Ship.


12 posted on 11/09/2013 3:38:11 AM PST by shadeaud (Be strong when you are weak. Be brave when you are scared. Be humble when you are victorious. But be)
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping!


13 posted on 11/09/2013 3:40:34 AM PST by NYer ("The wise man is the one who can save his soul. - St. Nimatullah Al-Hardini)
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14 posted on 11/09/2013 4:38:22 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: ALASKA; ActionNewsBill; A knight without armor; albertp; aragorn; areafiftyone; aruanan; ...
Of possible interest..!

Strange Space Object Stumps Astronomers; Appears to be Asteroid but Has Six Comet-Like Tails!

15 posted on 11/09/2013 4:46:56 AM PST by Las Vegas Dave (The Democratic party preys on the ignorant..!)
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To: Bender2

Someone check to see if Farrakhan is packing a suitcase.


16 posted on 11/09/2013 5:02:04 AM PST by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the Libs say we are.)
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OMG...it's "Tempest"!


17 posted on 11/09/2013 5:08:17 AM PST by Salamander (Blue Oyster Cult Will Be The Soundtrack For The Revolution.....)
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18 posted on 11/09/2013 5:09:24 AM PST by BushCountry (Obama: The dentist told me I need a crown. I was like I KNOW, RIGHT?)
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19 posted on 11/09/2013 5:23:33 AM PST by Bratch
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Whatever it is, it doesn’t need space scientists to figure out what it is.


20 posted on 11/09/2013 5:33:36 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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