LewDux: Comet me
Feral_and_Preposterous: Way to dismiss three old cultures with the comment that it "wouldn't be surprising if no one [there] was looking." We all know how Mexico is known for its academics: much moreso those dumb-ass Middle Eastern, Indian and Asian countries.
Arkanaut: I wonder if this guy's observations were detailed enough to allow us to track down where those objects went after 1883.
WelldeadLink: A parade of objects which stayed between the Earth and the Sun for more than a day? It doesn't seem likely that everything was positioned so none of them hit the Earth -- although several Tunguska-level events could have happened over the ocean without much notice.
StopLurkListen: WelldeadLink: A parade of objects which stayed between the Earth and the Sun for more than a day? It doesn't seem likely that everything was positioned so none of them hit the Earth -- although several Tunguska-level events could have happened over the ocean without much notice.Just a sample calculation for just one impact at the middle of the estimates, hitting an average ocean depth. We'd notice.Distance from Impact: 400.00 km ( = 248.00 miles )Tsunami Wave:The impact-generated tsunami wave arrives approximately 41.0 minutes after impact.Tsunami wave amplitude is between: 13.2 cm ( = 5.2 inches) and 19.7 meters ( = 64.5 feet).
SwiftFox: [scienceblogs.com image 600x281][www.ifa.hawaii.edu image 375x395]
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