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    Originally posted by Boo-boo View Post
    That's the Cork coming out in you.
    I'd expect that kind of Shyte from Cork people, but from a Kerrywoman?? Shame on you. Post reported.


      Originally posted by Piquet View Post
      I'd expect that kind of Shyte from Cork people, but from a Kerrywoman?? Shame on you. Post reported.

      I recorded it and hope to watch it soon.
      Tic-Toc. POC and DOC. Stop the clock.


        Earth is a pretty small planet, in relative terms.
        Think of how large Jupiter and Saturn are in comparison and you get an idea for how small our home is.
        Now, Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope has found a new planet, called OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb, which is 13 times the mass of Jupiter

        It's so large that astronomers are contemplating it may not be a planet.
        Researchers at a range of universities around the world have reported the discovery, which they say: raises the question of whether such objects are really 'planets'(formed within the disks of their hosts) or 'failed stars' (low mass objects formed by gas fragmentation).
        They continue: It is precisely measured to be right at the edge of the brown dwarf.

        This is somewhere between 13 and 14 Jupiter masses. OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb has about 13.4 Jupiter masses.

        Since the existence of the brown dwarf desert is the signature of different formation mechanisms for stars and planets, the extremely close proximity of OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb to this desert raises the question of whether it is truly a 'planet' (by formation mechanism) and therefore reacts back upon its role tracing the Galactic distribution of planets, just mentioned above.
        The planet is around 22,000 light years away - but further observations are encouraged to help shape our perceptions of planets, dwarf stars, and gaseous masses.
        "There are a lot of points that we’ve left behind and this is with a young group. That probably tells you what they’re capable of and that they’re a very good side.

        Probably next year or the year after next they will take some stopping"

        Anthony Foley, May 2016. Axel RIP


          Not exactly astronomy but just in case someone’s interested. Might be worth a look if it’s a clear morning.

          The early bird catches the worm but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese.