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To: Telepathic Intruder

“The only thing that could cause an increased incident of meteors is if somehow there is more debris everywhere, not just here.”

No, that is quite wrong. Increased incidence of meteors colliding with the Earth do occur periodically and occasionally. Periodic meteor showers occur on a periodic and often well known schedule as the result of the rocky debris in the orbital pat of a current or past comet intersects with the Earth on its own orbital path. Occasionally the debris from the collision of asteroids or meteors, usually in the outer Solar Systems such as the asteroid belt, Jovian planets, or the Oort Cloud sends debris on a new orbital path into the inner Solar System. When the orbital path of the Earth and the debris happen to intesect at the same time, we can see an increased number of meteors. Some increased frequency of encounters with meteors and asteroids is random.

Some people are wondering if Frisay’s meteor is related to the lare meteor over Russia recently? The answer is definitely a no. Thier directions of fall were very different and indicate thay came from totally different regions of space. Their appearance in Earth’s skies so close together in time are simply random happenstance. If the two meteors had come from the same direction and region of space, then they could have possibly been related in origin. In this case, however, they are definitely not related in origin in space.


32 posted on 03/23/2013 4:23:19 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: WhiskeyX

I’m relieved - I was worried about Klendathu


43 posted on 03/23/2013 6:34:33 AM PDT by frithguild (You can call me Snippy the Anti-Freeper)
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To: WhiskeyX

That’s a pretty good disagreement, by the way. I’m aware of all this but my context was based on the presumed assumption that the frequency of meteors is increasing long-term. For that to occur there would need to be more meteors everywhere in the inner solar system, not just in the vicinity of Earth. I’m sure you can agree with that.


61 posted on 03/23/2013 4:49:51 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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