If Earth had rings

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Message 949607 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 4:29:42 UTC

... not sure if this video has made the rounds here already. Some cool renditions -- and makes you appreciate the Arecibo angle range math ;-)

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Message 949653 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 7:43:40 UTC - in response to Message 949607.  

Thats a very cool video, some beautiful images and animation. Beautiful music!

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Message 949667 - Posted: 25 Nov 2009, 10:21:07 UTC

We may well have a faint ring given all of the geosynchronous satellites parked in equatorial orbit. maybe in a thousand years there will be enough hardware up there to create a ring. i imagine that most of them would eventually fall back to earth though.

interesting thoughts.


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Message 950058 - Posted: 27 Nov 2009, 4:26:20 UTC

That is cool!

I wonder how the constant shadow would change the climate? Might help with global warming. :p
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