New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

Discuss celestial objects and phenomena outside the Earth's atmosphere, Earth-launched satellites and exploratory missions, etc....

Moderators: Calilasseia, ADParker

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#61  Postby felltoearth » Jan 26, 2019 3:32 pm

Sorry, there was a link somewhere to article explaining that UT has helped scientists figure out planetary development thought the fusion of the two bodies. I can't seem to locate it. Does that ring a bell with anyone?
"Walla Walla Bonga!" — Witticism
User avatar
felltoearth
 
Posts: 10861
Age: 51

Canada (ca)
Print view this post

Ads by Google


Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#62  Postby newolder » Jan 26, 2019 3:45 pm

There's this space.com note that considers "pebble accretion" as a planetary body former.
Geometric forgetting gives me loops. - Nima A-H
User avatar
newolder
 
Name: Albert Ross
Posts: 5847
Age: 8
Male

Country: Feudal Estate number 9
Print view this post

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#63  Postby The_Piper » Jan 26, 2019 3:54 pm

The new photo looks like the death star with an attached barn/garage. That's quite a crater on the small piece!
"Tourists make their way thru the foothill landscapes as if blind to all their best beauty, and like children seek the emphasized mountains..." John Muir
Self Taken Pictures of Wildlife
Self Taken Pictures of Scenery
User avatar
The_Piper
 
Name: Fletch F. Fletch
Posts: 25558
Age: 44
Male

Country: Chainsaw Country
United States (us)
Print view this post

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#64  Postby newolder » Jan 26, 2019 4:03 pm

Rotate the image 90 degrees clockwise and I see two eyes, a nostril and a mouth... Pareidolia rearing its head again.
Geometric forgetting gives me loops. - Nima A-H
User avatar
newolder
 
Name: Albert Ross
Posts: 5847
Age: 8
Male

Country: Feudal Estate number 9
Print view this post

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#65  Postby felltoearth » Jan 26, 2019 4:27 pm

newolder wrote:There's this space.com note that considers "pebble accretion" as a planetary body former.


That's it!! :cheers: and thanks.
"Walla Walla Bonga!" — Witticism
User avatar
felltoearth
 
Posts: 10861
Age: 51

Canada (ca)
Print view this post

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#66  Postby The_Piper » Jan 26, 2019 4:59 pm

newolder wrote:Rotate the image 90 degrees clockwise and I see two eyes, a nostril and a mouth... Pareidolia rearing its head again.

:lol: 2 nostrils, even.
"Tourists make their way thru the foothill landscapes as if blind to all their best beauty, and like children seek the emphasized mountains..." John Muir
Self Taken Pictures of Wildlife
Self Taken Pictures of Scenery
User avatar
The_Piper
 
Name: Fletch F. Fletch
Posts: 25558
Age: 44
Male

Country: Chainsaw Country
United States (us)
Print view this post

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#67  Postby newolder » Jan 26, 2019 5:06 pm

felltoearth wrote:
newolder wrote:There's this space.com note that considers "pebble accretion" as a planetary body former.


That's it!! :cheers: and thanks.

You're welcome.
Geometric forgetting gives me loops. - Nima A-H
User avatar
newolder
 
Name: Albert Ross
Posts: 5847
Age: 8
Male

Country: Feudal Estate number 9
Print view this post

Ads by Google


Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#68  Postby newolder » Jan 26, 2019 5:09 pm

The_Piper wrote:
newolder wrote:Rotate the image 90 degrees clockwise and I see two eyes, a nostril and a mouth... Pareidolia rearing its head again.

:lol: 2 nostrils, even.

Indeed. And the circle where a shoulder could be indicates limb amputation? :scratch:
Geometric forgetting gives me loops. - Nima A-H
User avatar
newolder
 
Name: Albert Ross
Posts: 5847
Age: 8
Male

Country: Feudal Estate number 9
Print view this post

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#69  Postby newolder » Feb 08, 2019 7:36 pm

Latest views from the departing New Horizons craft shows MU69 as a pancakey thing...

Image

Movie & story @ JPL link
Geometric forgetting gives me loops. - Nima A-H
User avatar
newolder
 
Name: Albert Ross
Posts: 5847
Age: 8
Male

Country: Feudal Estate number 9
Print view this post

Re: New Horizons - Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

#70  Postby Fenrir » Feb 09, 2019 2:53 am

newolder wrote:Latest views from the departing New Horizons craft shows MU69 as a pancakey thing...

Image

Movie & story @ JPL link



It's a snowman*!

Now where's the lock?

Image

* a snowman is a particular type of rake, a rake is a type of lockpick.

My pareidolia goes to 11 :drunk:
Religion: it only fails when you test it.-Thunderf00t.
User avatar
Fenrir
 
Posts: 3237
Male

Country: Australia
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (gs)
Print view this post

Previous

Return to Astronomy & Space Science

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 1 guest