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What Is It?

10/12/2017 8:17 AM

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10/12/2017 8:49 AM

Wait for it... clearly... it is a "rock".

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10/12/2017 9:06 AM

Decoration for a dwarf planet.

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10/12/2017 10:16 AM

Thanks!

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10/13/2017 1:07 AM

Good job!

One question, did you know this or did you have to research to find it?

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10/13/2017 8:40 AM

Sue knows everything, spooky knowledge from a distance.

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10/13/2017 8:43 AM

she knows google images like all the other cheaters

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10/13/2017 9:42 AM

Now, now, that's no way to make friends.

I didn't have to search for the answer, and I didn't use Google images.

Maybe we read the same material. I answered so quickly because I had already perused my daily newsletter from here.

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10/13/2017 11:26 AM

You really are a jerk!

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10/13/2017 1:45 PM

Is that based upon similar experiences, or just gut instinct?

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10/13/2017 1:24 PM

It's married. It has a ring. Very unusual as it has the complexion of a potato.

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10/12/2017 9:49 AM

Ring around the space potato...

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10/12/2017 9:49 AM

Tilted photo of an over-baked potato sitting on a black saucer in a very dim room, lit by sunlight shining through a bullet hole from a 9 mm Springfield Armory XDM. The potato is a russet grown at the Wimberly farm near Pocatello, Idaho.

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10/12/2017 9:56 AM

it isn't a planetoid...

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10/12/2017 2:48 PM

So, you're saying I'm right?

Oh, re #20, I was so close...

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10/12/2017 2:51 PM

see #20, it's a dwarf

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10/13/2017 2:22 PM

The politically correct term is "little planet".

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10/13/2017 2:26 PM

if you're looking for PC, I'm your last choice

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10/13/2017 2:35 PM

Well!! Unlike you, I care, just not very much. Otherwise I'd have to go all Lyn on you.

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10/13/2017 2:41 PM

don't ever lower yourself to such a demeaning level

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10/13/2017 5:06 PM

Personally, I like PC because it's so fun to laugh at.

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10/13/2017 5:14 PM

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10/13/2017 7:02 PM

General question relative to the Weinstein thing. If you commit a crime, you are liable for punishment. If you offer money to someone to conceal a crime, you are liable to prosecution. If you take offered money to conceal a criminal act, aren't you also part of a criminal conspiracy to conceal evidence?

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10/16/2017 8:54 AM

True statement!

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10/12/2017 10:35 AM

There's a big assumption here that others might care enough to answer...

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10/12/2017 10:38 AM

wake up on the wrong side of the coffin today Slackie?

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10/12/2017 10:39 AM

GA for astuteness!

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10/12/2017 11:02 AM

you never stop with the unnecessary comments do you?

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10/12/2017 12:58 PM

Only when it's necessary.

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10/12/2017 12:11 PM

Clearly, It's Saturn, as an infant.

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10/12/2017 12:56 PM

Saturn 5 billion years ago?

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10/12/2017 1:13 PM

dwarf planets don't ever grow up

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10/12/2017 1:26 PM

In that case, how do planets form, clearly they don't just appear, now then do they?

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10/13/2017 8:17 AM

well actually they can "grow up", if they come in contact with other dwarf planets or comets or asteroids ect. the gravity becomes stronger and stronger and they become larger and larger.

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10/12/2017 1:09 PM

Where I come from we call that a tattie. Lord only knows who flung it into space, must have been a bad one.

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10/12/2017 1:27 PM

It does look all black.

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10/12/2017 1:22 PM

Big asteroid with a smashed up ring o' rocks around it. From the looks of whatever star that is upper-left, this one might be a Solar Kuiper belt object, perhaps 30-50 AU from the sun.

There I found nothing to say it is a Solar System object. For all I know, it is an artist's conceptual drawing, not a photograph.

Humarea??? (saw that on Sue's post, I think).

Nah, 'tis the Irish potato planetoid (or planetessimal), with all the little darlin' chips on the plate.

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Oddly-shaped Haumea is one of the fastest rotating large objects in our solar system. It completes a turn on its axis every four hours. The quick spin elongated the dwarf planet into the unique shape astronomers discovered in 2003. It is roughly the same size as Pluto. Like Pluto and Eris, Haumea orbits our Sun in the Kuiper Belt

Originally designated 2003 EL61 (and nicknamed Santa by its discoverers), Haumea is named for the Hawaiian goddess of childbirth and fertility. Its moons are named for daughters of Haumea. Hi'aka is the patron goddess of the island of Hawaii and of hula dancers. Namaka is a water spirit in Hawaiian mythology.

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see #20

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10/12/2017 5:14 PM

No! See #2.

Sue properly identified it and provided a thorough explanation in her post.

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10/14/2017 12:42 AM

Asteroid.

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10/18/2017 9:07 AM

Looks like a ring around Uranus.

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10/18/2017 9:32 AM

Speaking of which...

Uranus at opposition on October 19

"Not only does Uranus stay out all night long, but this world is now coming closest to Earth for the year and shining at its brightest best in our sky."

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10/18/2017 10:53 AM

I will not dare comment on that quote.

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10/19/2017 12:16 PM

New take on Moon over Miami? OK so sue me.

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