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Earth Can Have A Second Sun By 2012

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Earth Can Have A Second Sun By 2012
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Hits: 30847 | Favorites: 7 | Emailed: 3 | Rating: 2.3 | Category: Science | Date: 01/23/2011
 
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pyrrhios
Male, 30-39, Western US
 185 Posts
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:46:44 PM
Good lord, wow. Talk about your birther bat-boy journalism. We've known for years, decades, Betelgeuse is entering nova stage and that it could go anytime in the next million years or so.

Matholameu
Male, 18-29, Canada
 496 Posts
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 10:22:11 AM
That would be the coolest thing!
Dear Santa: Next year all I want for Christmas is a second sun.

turbopuppy
Male, 30-39, Western US
 158 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 11:21:35 PM
Terrible non-facts even for bad science fiction novels.

draino123
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 587 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 10:57:11 PM
what i don't get is that even if it goes supernova tomorrow, isn`t it many light years away? so it "would take as many years for the light of this event to reach us, right? Wikipedia: "~650 light years away" so wouldn`t we not actually SEE anything for at least 650 years? Some smart guy help me out with this."



while it is correct that it takes that long for the light to reach our Earth, look at it from the stars point- if the star were to supernova next year, it would have happened 649 years ago time wise. this is why scientist are looking at the stars farthest from the Earth, cause they show what the universe was back then. for all we know most of the stars in the sky are already burned out but we are receiving their light just now.

phoneybone
Male, 18-29, Western US
 1750 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 6:12:42 PM
what i don't get is that even if it goes supernova tomorrow, isn`t it many light years away? so it would take as many years for the light of this event to reach us, right? Wikipedia: "~650 light years away" so wouldn`t we not actually SEE anything for at least 650 years? Some smart guy help me out with this.

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