Sunday, August 21, 2011

Elenin Approaches

We all have been wondering since the discovery was made only last December of Comet Elenin C/2010 X1

Where is it right now? Some people wonder. This image is the overlay from the visualization of the comet trajectories for August 29th 2011 -- approximately -- give or take a couple hundred thousand kilometers.

We don't know, really until we look at the stars and measure the distance we think we see, do a little math and have to launch a shuttle with a crew of Oil Rig workers to the comet and blast it in half with a nuclear bomb in Armageddon, or fail but still kinda have prevented it like Deep Impact with Frodo and Morgan Freeman.

Deep Impact (1998) - IMDb - Cached
Directed by Mimi Leder. With Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman. Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, ...

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