APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26)

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Re: APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26)

Post by Wolf » Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:44 pm

Wolf wrote:
ta152h0 wrote:Tdere is another Wolf ere ?
Ja, virtually... but traveling at about 6 kpc/s :?: :rocketship:
If my math is not mistaken, this means this APOD featured traveler is moving at about 617 billion times the speed of light.

It certainly puts into question interstellar travel let alone intergalactic travel... on the other-hand, "where are they?"

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Re: APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26)

Post by neufer » Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:11 pm

Wolf wrote:
Wolf wrote:
ta152h0 wrote:
Tdere is another Wolf ere ?
Ja, virtually... but traveling at about 6 kpc/s :?: :rocketship:
If my math is not mistaken,
this means this APOD featured traveler is moving at about 617 billion times the speed of light.
Or the APOD featured traveler is moving at about (1.0 - 1.3x10-24) times the speed of light
while measuring seconds using his own veerrryyyy slow clock.
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Re: APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26)

Post by Wolf » Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:46 pm

neufer wrote: Or the APOD featured traveler is moving at about (1.0 - 1.3x10-24) times the speed of light
while measuring seconds using his own veerrryyyy slow clock.
... or her slow clock... or... not sure...