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Two suns - interesting astronomy stuff.

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Aussie Willy, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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  2. missflick

    missflick Well-Known Member

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    Interesting. Is Betelgeuse pronounced like a certain Michael Keaton movie, or am I an idiot? :slinkaway:
     
  3. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    From the article:

    So the question of the day is...what is the life expectancy of the average Australian??? :eek:
     
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  4. nerdycool

    nerdycool Well-Known Member

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    No, you're not an idiot. I was always taught that it's pronounced the same.
     
  5. LuckyCharm

    LuckyCharm Well-Known Member

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    In fact, the character's name in the movie was actually spelled "Betelgeuse" but they (wisely) changed it in the title.

    Fascinating article. The photo and caption made my day.:)
     
  6. BYTCH

    BYTCH Celebrating Prancer's Specialness

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    Wow, very cool. Endless sunshine for weeks--doesn't sound healthy, but folks can get some great tans if they are so inclined. I liked the part where the explosion will send neutrinos to deposit gold and silver in our planet. :respec:

    Now that will give the media a great 24 hour news cycle!!
     
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  7. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    :rofl: