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Near Miss!

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by BenP, Jul 30, 2002.

  1. BenP

    BenP G&G Newbie

    I heard on the news today that astronomers now believe that an asteroid measuring 1.2 miles across that was originally estimated to impact our planet in 2019 will probably just miss us.


    Wake up!:eek: :( :insane:
     
  2. Oxford

    Oxford G&G Evangelist

    BenP: Your title "Near Miss" had me worried. Thought I was going to have to read about a lesbian or something like that. That was da m n close, though. (ha)
     

  3. wes

    wes G&G Newbie

    Well,there goes MY plans.
     
  4. Klaus

    Klaus G&G Newbie

    It may not really be a near miss. Comets and asteroids are often surrounded by clouds of debris. So, even if the main asteroid misses us, the still could be some sizeable meteor strikes.
     
  5. Leave it up to Klaus to put a dang damper on the picnic I had planned for 2019, lol.
     
  6. NRAJOE

    NRAJOE YOU TALKIN' TO ME!? Forum Contributor

    Cool, hope I'm still around for the show!