Strange Object Near Mercury

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  1. koh4711

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    Awesome NASA Video Captures What Looks Like an Alien Spaceship (Updated)

    For the linkaphobic: Someone studying images from NASA's STEREO A satellite, which is designed to study the sun's surface and activity, recorded a coronal mass ejection and its interactions with Mercury. However, the image also captured the CME interacting with something else. This got attributed quickly to a possible artifact in the video.

    Which was fine, except it turns out that STEREO B, the companion satellite recording from the opposite side, also picked up this object.

    I suspect we'll find out the answer is a lot more mundane than a cloaked alien space ship, but if nothing else the video is fascinating to watch.
     
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    Spaceship? All I see is the silhouette of a tortoise carrying a waffle on its back.
     
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    They are setting up a sun harvester on mercury as we sit here, estimated completion date Dec 12, 2012..

    It's the Kilngons they are attacking Ur.. aww crap.
     
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    They pick up things around the sun a lot, especially on SOHO, but that's a lot bigger than what I've seen before. We might as well start talking about "was it a spaceship" since if it was, its probably got a big case of melting going on right about now.
     
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    Octopi on land. New planets discovered. UFO in our solar system...
    I'm heading for the bunker with 100 cans of baked beans and a couple rolls of aluminum foil. Anyone coming with?
     
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    looks like the pokemon Lotad to me.
     
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    As much as I believe in the existence in aliens, I doubt that that's an alien spaceship.
     
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    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    If that thing is that big relative to Mercury, that's a gigantic goddamn spaceship, and if its able to skirt that close to the Sun, that's some impressive technology.

    It'll probably turn out to be the coronal mass interacting with Mercury, though.
     
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    Anyone got any spare beans, I'm gonna need a lot for my bunker.(its underground :) .
     
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    Our cruisers can't repel firepower of that magnitude!
     
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    Space ship? Come on man.
     
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    call Master Chief
     
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    Call Optimus Prime, Chuck Norris, and Marcus Fenix.
     
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    Obviously that's a spaceship. I mean, clearly it's a spaceship.
     
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    It looks like the silhouette of a monster truck.

    Big Foot - IN SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE!

    Animated Cybertronian Ratchet? :p 
     

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