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So, we're not alone in the Universe. Planet HD 85512b

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Steves104x4, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Sep 12, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    Steves104x4

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    HA! I knew it! :popcorn:
     
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    That's not random.
     
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    same shit as everyone else
    There are so many unsaid words in the photo hahahaha
     
  6. Sep 12, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    mentally challenged superman ninja turtle nunchaku boy?
     
  7. Sep 12, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    HD 85512 b (also referred as Gliese 370 b[citation needed]) is an extrasolar planet[1][2] orbiting the star HD 85512 approximately 36 light-years away in the constellation of Vela. The planet was discovered by the scientists at University of Geneva, Switzerland,[4][5] led by the Swiss astronomer Stéphane Udry[6] of the GTO program of High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS), a high-precision echelle spectrograph installed on ESO's 3.6m telescope at La Silla Observatory in Chile.[3] HD 85512 b is one of the smallest exo-planets discovered to be in the habitable zone.[2] HD 85512 b is considered to be the best candidate for habitability as of August 25, 2011.[2][4]
    Contents [hide]
    1 Features
    2 Habitability
    3 See also
    4 References
    5 External links
    [edit]Features

    On August 17, 2011, researchers released a study of the planet, concluding that HD 85512 b is the most habitable exoplanet discovered till then[2] and one of the most stable exo-planets discovered by the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher.[3] The planet has a minimum Earth mass of 3.6 ± 0.5 and an estimated temperature of 298 K (25 C or 77 F) at the top of its atmosphere. The estimated temperature is noted to be similar to temperatures in South France,[3][7] but various atmospheric conditions prevalent in the planet have to be analyzed to estimate the temperature of the surface.[3] It orbits the parent star at a distance of about 0.26 AU,[4] with an orbital period of about 54 days.[4]
    [edit]Habitability

    For the temperature to be below 270 K, for a circular orbit, the planetary albedo should be 0.48 ± 0.05 and for an eccentricity of 0.11, the planetary albedo should be 0.52.[2] If the planet has 50% cloud cover, water may exist in liquid form in the planet[6] provided its atmosphere is similar to our own and the planet would be considered habitable.[5][8][9] Also, if the albedo of the planet is increased due to cloud cover in the planet, water could be present in its liquid form in the planet, which would mean that, the planet is on the edge of habitability.[2][9]
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  8. Sep 12, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    It just says "i eat my own poop"
     
  9. Sep 12, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    YFZ450MOE When you blow off steam you get an eyepatch

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    Very interesting, when can we expect a meet and greet there? Possible trail day?
     
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    Not unless you have nuclear fusion rockets as your wheels. lol
     
  11. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    They've already sent an ambassador, Kona posted a pic of him above
     
  12. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:04 PM
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    YFZ450MOE When you blow off steam you get an eyepatch

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    It's just 34 light years, our tacos get good gas mileage
     
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    All he needs is capri sun and he can get there with but only a tricycle
     
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    Drew5387 You can't fix stupid

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    I bet he can count to potato
     
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    same shit as everyone else
    I bet he can find the square root of potato
     
  16. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    Drew5387 You can't fix stupid

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    Even I can do that. The answer is obviously giraffe
     
  17. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Then whats Giraffe^3?
     
  18. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Willy Wonka
     
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    We need this...I hope someone on here has seen the movie :D.

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  20. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    Surprisingly, I did all the math in my head
     
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