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It's Nibiru!! RUNN! oh wait..
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post #12 of 27
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Originally Posted by Frost View Post
meh, DESTRUCTION EARTH! I wonder if it will even come close.
An Astronomical Unit (AU) is defined as the average distance between Earth and the Sun, just under 93 million miles. So at a closest approach of 1.13 AU, it will never be close enough for worry.

By comparison, Mars' orbit brought it to within 0.37 AU of Earth in 2003. That's the closest Mars had been in 60,000 years -- and it's one-third of the distance between Earth and McNaught.

list of closest approaches by comets
    
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Queue Armageddon.
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I dont believe its that big. Thats too much to wrap my head around.

and Fallen Angel, is your sig counting the days until dec 21 2012?..funny
post #16 of 27
1.13AU is farther than the distance between the Earth and the Sun.



omg run aaaagghhhh ***bbqsauce ruuuuunnnnnnnn someone call michael bay!!!!!
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Nope. That one was about an asteroid. Here's the pic (and the better film) you were looking for:

    
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The future of our solar system is naught.
    
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Is it really green?
It's just the Hulk, nothing to worry about
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meh, DESTRUCTION EARTH! I wonder if it will even come close.
1.13 AU is 1.13 the distance from the earth to the sun. 1 Astronomical Unit.
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