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WinterIsComing
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(11-08-2017, 12:50 PM)
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There are a lot of things in the universe that routinely stump scientists trying to understand how everything in it works. And joining the long list is OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb, a planetary object so massive the team behind its discovery isn’t even sure if it is a gigantic planet or a failed star.

The planet itself has a mass equivalent to about 13.4 times that of Jupiter, and it orbits its host star approximately every 3 years at a distance of 2 AU (one astronomical unit is the distance between the sun and Earth, roughly 150 million kilometers or 92 million miles). The star, OGLE-2016-BLG-1190L, is a G dwarf with only about 0.89 solar masses, or less than a tenth of the sun.

The mass of the planet places it almost exactly at the conventional boundary that separates planets from brown dwarfs, and this is why scientists cannot determine whether it is, in fact, a planet that was born out of the disk around its host star or if it is a low-mass failed star.

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jufonuk
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(11-08-2017, 01:24 PM)
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Trumps/Kanye other egotistical persons ego found
Kimawolf
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(11-08-2017, 01:24 PM)
Mohonky
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(11-08-2017, 01:25 PM)
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Norhing out there is all that surprising to me as far as mass and numbers are concerned these days.
HarryKS
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(11-08-2017, 01:31 PM)
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So that's where your mom was.
tkscz
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(11-08-2017, 01:46 PM)
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That's interesting but I don't know how my wife got all the way out there.
DouglasteR
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(11-08-2017, 01:56 PM)
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There´s only one way to find out.

Lieutenant, ENGAGE.

I wish, meanwhile we are stuck here with crazy nuke people
Martinski43
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(11-08-2017, 01:56 PM)
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Massive object at the centre of a candy bar? Oh my.
mclem
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(11-08-2017, 01:59 PM)
Oh my god, it's full of nougat.
Helen Keller the Musical
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(11-08-2017, 02:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by HarryKS

So that's where your mom was.

Rekt
highrider
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(11-08-2017, 02:54 PM)
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Well hopefully there’s planetary viability and mining resources.
Caelus
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(11-08-2017, 03:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by tkscz

That's interesting but I don't know how my wife got all the way out there.

Monohorde
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(11-08-2017, 03:42 PM)

Originally Posted by Caelus

Orbit her? I hardly know her.
SonicXtreme
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(11-08-2017, 03:46 PM)
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when's ICON going to release their s5 spaceship prototype? i know where i'm taking mine, on a low flight straight to find out what it is
WinterIsComing
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(11-08-2017, 04:02 PM)
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Maybe it's Nibiru.
Hoya Destroyer
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(11-08-2017, 06:11 PM)
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Maybe its Gods house? He'd live on a big block of... space?
Rocket Number 22
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(11-08-2017, 06:23 PM)
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Is it the salt from the former members who made such a fuss about their leaving despite no one actually caring?
Reverse Giraffe
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(11-08-2017, 07:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by mclem

Oh my god, it's full of nougat.

Goddamnit, I was going to post this :P
ScreenSplitter
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(11-08-2017, 08:10 PM)

Originally Posted by Rocket Number 22

Is it the salt from the former members who made such a fuss about their leaving despite no one actually caring?

This is where people would reply “Oh SNAP” “Should have been first post”

Except nobody’s left
trikster40
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(11-08-2017, 08:12 PM)
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I believe it’s called “Caramel.”

Blam
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(11-08-2017, 08:20 PM)
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I wonder what it tastes like.
Alebrije
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(11-08-2017, 08:32 PM)
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metareferential
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(11-08-2017, 08:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by mclem

Oh my god, it's full of nougat.

Perfect.
Stranger Things
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(11-08-2017, 09:18 PM)
that's the only place large enough for OP's girlfriend to live
Insane Metal
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(11-08-2017, 09:19 PM)
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James Webb can't come soon enough.
DiscoJer
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(11-08-2017, 09:40 PM)
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Is this that big a mystery?

You have planets you are balls of hydrogen. You have stars that are balls of hydrogen. There's a dividing line based on mass - if it's massive enough you get fusion and thus it's a star. If it's not, you don't.

Obviously there are going to be objects right at the dividing line.
Rocket Number 22
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(11-08-2017, 09:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by ScreenSplitter

This is where people would reply “Oh SNAP” “Should have been first post”

Except nobody’s left

Your acknowledgement is enough babe.
IAmMadeOfBones
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(11-08-2017, 09:45 PM)
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Candy memes. Same hat.
Z3M0G
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(11-09-2017, 03:58 AM)
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xXCHAOSXx
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(11-09-2017, 04:31 AM)
I bet it's Rafa's moms dildo
Holy Order Sol
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(11-09-2017, 04:35 AM)

Originally Posted by HarryKS

So that's where your mom was.

bruuuuuuuuuuuh
leburn98
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(11-09-2017, 04:43 AM)
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loki 16
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(11-09-2017, 04:53 AM)
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I’m pretty sure it’s aliens.
Gray Rentable
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(11-09-2017, 08:18 AM)
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its teh reapers
Sosokrates
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(11-09-2017, 01:33 PM)
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Meh this is cool but we wont get to see it and learn about it in our lifetimes,
Being a millennial sucks because we are on the cusp of great things but the millennias will die when things start getting really cray.
Slayer-33
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(11-09-2017, 01:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Insane Metal

James Webb can't come soon enough.

True.dat
Marauder Shields
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(11-09-2017, 02:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sosokrates

Meh this is cool but we wont get to see it and learn about it in our lifetimes,
Being a millennial sucks because we are on the cusp of great things but the millennias will die when things start getting really cray.

Sure, but it think of all the cool things we get to enjoy now that previous generations did not.
Sosokrates
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(11-09-2017, 02:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Marauder Shields

Sure, but it think of all the cool things we get to enjoy now that previous generations did not.

True, but i believe 2040 onwards is when the really cool shit will happen, hopefully we will see some it.
Cimarron
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(11-09-2017, 03:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by HarryKS

So that's where your mom was.

Teehee. :D
Blam
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(11-09-2017, 03:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sosokrates

True, but i believe 2040 onwards is when the really cool shit will happen, hopefully we will see some it.

I'd actually say 2025 will be when we hit a golden era.
LordPezix
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(11-09-2017, 09:26 PM)
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Ah, I see we found the majority of NeoGAF members.
ape2man
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(11-09-2017, 10:46 PM)
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How does it not collapse on its own weight?
keraj37
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(11-09-2017, 11:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by leburn98


Perfect. Just Perfect.
DragoonKain
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(11-09-2017, 11:15 PM)
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"Low mass failed star"

Lonzo Ball???
Leyasu
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(11-10-2017, 12:02 AM)

Originally Posted by Rocket Number 22

Is it the salt from the former members who made such a fuss about their leaving despite no one actually caring?

You don't have to lick anyone's arse. They need every member nowadays, so are less banhappy. You'll easily become a member of a hollowed out former large community.
sono
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(11-10-2017, 12:28 AM)
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I like to OGLE massive things too
Putemintheoven
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(11-10-2017, 05:03 PM)
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It's the main universe that we're a tangent universe of. Our universe was created November 8, 2016

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