Lava Planet discovered...yes, a LAVA PLANET

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  1. Mr. Ginrai

    Mr. Ginrai Godmaster

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    Sorry is this was already mentioned, but this is ultra cool.

    The first solid planet has been discovered, close in size to that of the Earth. 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit surface temperature, 20 hour orbit around its sun (moves at 466,000 mph). Nicknamed the "Lava Planet".

    Found: Firm place to stand outside solar system - Yahoo! News
     
  2. rattrap007

    rattrap007 one with the Force TFW2005 Supporter

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    Did they spot a whiny 20ish guy with no limbs cursing at another older guy?
     
  3. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl

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    I read that article this morning on Yahoo. Pretty cool. I sure hope that they find more Earth-like planets, ones that could hopefully contain and sustain life.
     
  4. Liselotte

    Liselotte Revenge is coming... TFW2005 Supporter

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    i hope they'd found Cybertron.
     
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    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    wow! its great that everything we know about our solar system and space in general is changing!
     
  6. Embryoyo

    Embryoyo Destron

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    Awesome :rock 
     
  7. MetalRyde

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    i hearby claim the lava planet, and rename it, Lavatopia.

    what reference does that make, may i ask?
     
  8. MushroomPrime

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    I think they should name it Mustafar, of course
     
  9. Mr. Ginrai

    Mr. Ginrai Godmaster

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    Ok, and when it burns out because of its proximity to the sun, I claim all future rights to the dead, burned out planet and from that moment on it will be known as Char...
     
  10. ILoveDinobot

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    LMAO! :lolol  That's what I first thought of too. I don't even remember the name of that stupid planet.
     
  11. Eric

    Eric Well-Known Member

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    :lolol  Nice.
     
  12. lars573

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    Star Wars.
     
  13. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    :lol  Awesome!

    It's in reference to Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and the explanation of how Darth Vader went from being human to his more familiar form.

    And there's your answer! :) 
     
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    It refers to the end of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith when Anakin Skywalker, then Darth Vader is crawling up the bank of a lava river on Mustafar after being on fire and having his legs and an arm cut off.
     
  15. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X It's a hobby. Remember to have some perspective.

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    Didn't we hear about something like this a long time ago? I could've sworn we did...
     
  16. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    In a galaxy far, far away?
     
  17. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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  18. Frank Horrigan

    Frank Horrigan YAR! I be posting!

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    Yeah, I remember reading about a solid planet they found close to a star that had such a theoretically high surface temperature that it's atmosphere would be vapourous metals.
     
  19. funstorm

    funstorm Doer of nothing

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    awesome! i hope we find lava ppls there
     
  20. jonatron26

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    my first thought was mustafar.