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Asteroid

Asteroid

Resembling a star.

Origin: g. Aster, star, _ eidos, resemblance


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Re: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

If you remer when the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit jupiter they resulted in at least 4 explosions on the "surface" of jupiter. THe oters answered you correctly on the hydrogen part. I guess you could think of it liike water. When it is in its gas form there might be very little resistance so...

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by vrc53
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

... it burned up after about 150 miles - that's not too far given the size of the planet! An additional thing to consider is the speed of impact. An asteroid would likely be travelling at a significant pace, and so would hit like somebody belly-flopping into a swimming pool. Jupiter's massive gravitational ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:38 am
 
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Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

... not very far in terms of Jupiter's size! It may be a gas giant, but it's far from just a cloud! Another thing to consider with something like an asteroid is that the speeds it is likely travelling at will mean it will strike like somebody belly-flopping into a swimming pool! The impact will still ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:35 am
 
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Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

I'm just curious seeing as Jupiter has no solid surface

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by OlliWoods
Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:59 pm
 
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Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

... would have had to have literally be in a bizarre situation such as hiding underground while all other felines on the planet are destroyed by an asteroid, and repopulated their species through extensive incest. This entire set of criteria is so unlikely to occur naturally, it is far within reason ...

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by irtree
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:02 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
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