Coming to the night sky, the comet fifteen times brighter than the moon

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Coming to the night sky, the comet fifteen times brighter than the moon

Post  Flap Zappa on Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:29 pm

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/9567598/Coming-to-the-night-sky-the-comet-fifteen-times-brighter-than-the-moon.html

should be spectacular if it lives up to the hype.

I wonder how long before the doom merchants start predicting the end of the world.

and any cults out there should start making the punch, you never know there may be another of those spaceships hiding in the tail.

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Re: Coming to the night sky, the comet fifteen times brighter than the moon

Post  Hugh Jardon on Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:20 pm

Flap Meister wrote:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/9567598/Coming-to-the-night-sky-the-comet-fifteen-times-brighter-than-the-moon.html

should be spectacular if it lives up to the hype.

I wonder how long before the doom merchants start predicting the end of the world.

and any cults out there should start making the punch, you never know there may be another of those spaceships hiding in the tail.

that's nice...

but the moon does not create any light...
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Re: Coming to the night sky, the comet fifteen times brighter than the moon

Post  Flap Zappa on Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:07 pm

Hugh Jardon wrote:
Flap Meister wrote:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/9567598/Coming-to-the-night-sky-the-comet-fifteen-times-brighter-than-the-moon.html

should be spectacular if it lives up to the hype.

I wonder how long before the doom merchants start predicting the end of the world.

and any cults out there should start making the punch, you never know there may be another of those spaceships hiding in the tail.

that's nice...

but the moon does not create any light...

I think they were referring to its albedo
0.39 if I remember rightly

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