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  • anatolegeiche44 anatolegeiche44 Jul 20, 2010 2:26 AM Flag

    SRBBS:: THE BEST REASON TO PANIC :

    I can offer much, much better reason to panic. Almost perfect one. About 8 years ago, a star Eta Carinae in the constellation Carina had apparently exploded, and it is at the distance of about 8 light years from us. We could find out about this with certainty only when the splash of the explosion (flying to us with the speed of light) would reach us. This could happen any moment.. and it would destroy us momentarily.


    This Eta Carinae's mass is in excess of 100 solar masses. The diameter of its nucleus is equal to 3 light months, and of the exterior – 2 light years. And again it is at distance of 8 light years from us. The supernova splash of such star would be equivalent for us, when it would hit us, to about 50B Hiroshima A-bombs.

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    • Yes, i erred, and i apologize. My memory got messed up. It is 7500 years, but in cosmic terms, this distance is awfully small. A supernova would not melt a planet located at 7,500 light years, but would be disastrous to the life on it anyway.

      I read about this cursorily and long ago in a big Russian scientific paper devoted to gamma burst and "splashes" that come to Earth from other galactics, but mostly from billons years away boundaries of Universe. A few had happened in our galactic also caused by supernovas and collisions of neutron stars hundred thousand light years away from the Earth. Still, they all were causing some bad effects on the Earth. I could not find much about this on English language Internet . The paper described in awe absolutely inconceivable power of the sources of the splashes. The effect that I described would be caused by a"splash" occurred at a distance of 10 light years from the Earth. In case of 1,000 light years distance, the Earth would get a radiation equal to 1Hiroshima A bomb for every 100 sq kilometers, and the life will be destroyed anyway primarily because of severe atmospheric changes.

      Unlike if caused by neutron star collision, the radiation burst caused by supernova is long lasting and and "dirty", and it effectively destroys the atmosphere.

      In case of Eta, the electronics would be gone. The ozone shield would be destroyed, great part of nitrogen atomized. The Earth would be flooded with additional cosmic radiation accelerating the nitrogen-oxygen reaction. The atmosphere would be turned into brown nitrogen-dioxide. The solar light would be reduced two-fold. Ice would cover the earth.

      There is a lot of any kind of stories about the Eta and what it could mean to the Earth, but most of them are just a frivolous chatting. Any scribbler is on the band wagon! There were even theories-fantasies, now discredited, that the Eta is even not any star but a number of stars enshrouded in a cosmic fog. It should be noted that even a petty N-charge should be tested, and number of times, to understand it better, but here…. There never ever was any precedent anyhow close to this: to such super large and powerful and so awfully YOUNG and powerful, and so close to the Earth star on the way to supernova. They are telling us don't worry… perhaps only satellites may be damaged. But even the gamma splashes happening hundred thousand light years away damage the satellites! And even some lousy methane is affecting ozone cap!

    • Yes, i erred, and i apologize. My memory got messed up. It is 7500 years, but in cosmic terms, this distance is awfully small. A supernova would not melt a planet located at 7,500 light years, but, being especially long lasting, it would be disastrous to the life on it anyway.

      I read about this cursorily and long ago in a big Russian scientific paper devoted to gamma burst and "splashes" that come to Earth from other galactics, but mostly from billons years away boundaries of Universe. A few of them had happened in our galactic also caused by supernovas and collisions of neutron stars located hundred thousand light years away from the Earth. Still, they all were causing some bad effects on the Earth. I could not find much about this on English language Internet . The paper described in awe the absolutely inconceivable power of the sources of the splashes.


      The effect that I described could be caused by a "splash" occurred at a distance of 10 light years from the Earth. In case of 1,000 light years distance, the Earth would get a radiation equal to 1 Hiroshima A bomb for every 100 sq kilometers, and the life will be destroyed anyway primarily because of severe atmospheric changes.

      Unlike pure gama flashes caused by neutron star collisions, the radiation bursts caused by supernova are long lasting and "dirty". They effectively destroys the atmosphere.


      In case of Eta, all the electronics would be gone. The ozone shield would be destroyed; great part of nitrogen atomized. The Earth would be assaulted by additional cosmic radiation accelerating the nitrogen-oxygen reaction. The atmosphere would be turned into brown nitrogen-dioxide. The water would be be turned into acid. The solar light would be reduced two-fold. Ice would cover the earth.

      There is a lot of any kind of stories about the Eta and what it could mean to the Earth, but most of them are just a frivolous chatting. Any scribbler is on the band wagon! There were even theories-fantasies, now discredited, that the Eta is even not any star but a number of stars enshrouded in a cosmic fog. It should be noted that even a petty N-charge should be tested number of times to understand it better, but here…. There never even was any precedent anyhow close to this: to such super large and so awfully YOUNG and powerful, and so close to the Earth star on the way to supernova. They are telling us don't worry… perhaps only satellites may be damaged. But even the gamma splashes happening hundred thousand light years away damage the satellites! And even some lousy methane is affecting ozone cap!

    • I blame Bush. HOP

    • SRBBS:

      Please pay no attention to the windbags that posted their idiotic comments here. I got the information from a scientific Russian source. But here is a link to some information in English:

      http://www.bing.com/search?q=eta+carinae+hypernovae&form=QBLH&qs=AS&sk=AS1&pq=eta+carinae&sp=2&sc=3-11

    • Dang. A hit like that could cause Citi to go down!!

    • come back in 8,000 years with this. that is how far the star is from us. and at that distance when it goes supernova it will have minor if any impact on earth.

    • CORRECTION:

      This Eta Carinae's mass WAS/is in excess of 100 solar masses. The diameter of its nucleus WAS/is equal to 3 light months, and of the exterior – 2 light years. And again it WAS/is at distance of 8 light years from us. The supernova splash of such star would be equivalent for us, when it would hit us, to about 50B Hiroshima A-bombs.

 
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