In Case You Folks Missed The Comet

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    Post In Case You Folks Missed The Comet

    The one that really took many by surprise. Here are some pretty neat pics. No wonder ever ancient civilization thought they were signs from heaven. Either Good or Ominous.


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    Wow! I usually keep an eye open for these events - so when was it? Viewable from N hemisphere?

    I'd love to have taken those pics.
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    I think it's going to be gone after today.
    Not sure but I think yesterday it was best visible to folks in AK.
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    Great pics i knew nothing about it course its rained here past 3 days

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    We have been socked inn with a storm system no chance of seeing it here .
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    nope, too busy reading Tangles posts
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    They talked about it on Science Friday on NPR today. It is visible across the USA, weather permitting, but only for 30 minutes following sunset. I assume those photos were taken further south where the same hour is still light.
    Not sure when it will bounce off our atmosphere and retreat.

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    I normally try to get myself educated as to these Universe Phenomena but, I've been busy getting some work finished to send off to a show...so I am still in the dark about this one and the specifics of it. Just FYI.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocky View Post
    nope, too busy reading Tangles posts
    lol!

    Great pics! Its been raining here for three days. I wish it was snow, or clear so I can see the comet.
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    Cool.
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    Awesome photos!!!

    WAIT!!!

    Anyone remember the movie "Night of the Comet?"

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_Comet

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    Reallly great pictures. Suitable for framing.

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    Thanks for sharing. I love that kind of stuff.
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    This is a related story going back to the 1990's...

    There was a mass suicide in Ranch Santa Fe, Ca in which the followers of an occult known as Heaven's Gate believed that there was a space ship or something similar following the Hale Bopp (sp?) comet. They killed themselves in an effort to be "beamed up" so to speak.

    After the "Heaven's Gate" cult committed mass suicide in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, police investigators turned up an additional occultist several days later. The official police report was that this was the least intelligent of the group, as they found him under the kitchen sink, directly behind the Comet.
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    Great pictures!

    I remember Night of the Comet. Barely. Great for B-Movie night with buttery popcorn.

    I remember the Heaven's Gate Hale-Bopp incident. They wanted to leave their "earthly containers" and did so wearing brand new Nike shoes. Cuckoo!
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