Super Massive Planet Discovered.

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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  2. Phy

    Phy I want... ROOM SERVICE!!

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    I think this is the 8-Jupiter that eyeballkid was talking about. Congratulations eyeballkid! And congratulations to the observatory staff and researchers! Science is awesome.
     
  3. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    Damn. eyeballkid was actually right about something.

    The miracles of sobriety!
     
  4. Lumpy

    Lumpy Taylor Swift Actionmaster Super Mod

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    dude...i love space....i really hope we meet some cool aliens in my lifetime....

    then my dream of being in the green lantern corp can be fulfilled...
     
  5. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    "Astronomers have calculated that it has a very unusual elliptical orbit, getting as close as 5 million km (3.1 million miles) and then swinging out to 15 million km (9.6 million miles). But this journey only takes 5.63 days."

    Shit, that's fast!!!
     
  6. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    Nice find.

    I wonder what accounts for all the mass.
     
  7. Magelite

    Magelite I make stupid look good

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    Interesting.

    With that much Hydrogen, future fuel source perhaps?
     
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    Boardwise There are no strings on me Super Mod

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  9. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Not today Galvatron!

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    omg! it's the Giant Planet! Transformers ARE real! Anyway yeah that is really cool.
     
  10. theLostSeeker

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    All that's left is Speed and Jungle Planet…

    On topic though, I'm amazed at these discoveries that are becoming more and more current.
     
  11. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    Eric Per sempre marciamo.

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    Damn that's interesting! And the theory of the planet having nothing but hydrogen would DEFINITELY be a perfect fuel source in the future. :D 
     
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    :lol  and it took DC to prove it. Thats one freakin huge ass planet.
     
  14. wavelength

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    excuse me, anyone have any matches? i want to seee if it makes a squeaky pop.
     
  15. Turbocharger

    Turbocharger We should get more letter

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    Eyeball kid was...right? No...that...can't be.
     
  16. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    You guys know that Saturn is over 90% hydrogen and Jupiter is over 85% hydrogen... right?

    ...oh and Uranus and Neptune are somewhere around 80% hydrogen as well, Hydrogen is one of the most abundant elements is the universe.
     
  17. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    Wow, that's pretty cool. It's just amazing with what's out there.
     
  18. Magelite

    Magelite I make stupid look good

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    Yeah, but they're not infinite. Some day they'll run out of hydrogen too, and by that point we'll probably have found an even more efficient fuel source, so, eh, my argument just went out the window.
     
  19. Katamari Prime

    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Destroy other planets to save earth, that's the human way.
     
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    holy shit EBK totally scooped this o_O 

    score!
     

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