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(Guardian)   Astronomers have mapped the 22m-year-long voyage of an asteroid that hurtled through the solar system and exploded over Botswan. Discover it made a wrong turn at Wolf 369   (theguardian.com) divider line
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2021-04-23 10:25:50 AM  
Wolf 369

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2021-04-23 1:59:25 PM  
Many Botswans died to bring us this information.
 
2021-04-23 2:01:25 PM  
We know where it really came from:
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2021-04-23 2:07:47 PM  
Wolf 369.

Oooo, so close.  No Borg for you.
 
2021-04-23 2:15:42 PM  
 
2021-04-23 2:20:59 PM  
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2021-04-23 3:12:07 PM  
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Wolf 359 " is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 7 November 1964, during the second season. The title is derived from a star of the same name located relatively near Earth.
 
2021-04-23 4:32:07 PM  
A PARK IN BOTSWANA!
 
2021-04-23 4:37:11 PM  
It took a year to travel 22 meters?
 
2021-04-23 5:25:43 PM  

G-doggy: It took a year to travel 22 meters?


I hate to victim blame, but you'd think those poor Botswans would've just casually strolled out of the way
 
2021-04-23 8:15:16 PM  
Botswan Forever!
 
2021-04-23 10:25:20 PM  
Na, na, na, na Botswan!
 
2021-04-24 3:27:56 AM  

AurizenDarkstar: Wolf 369.

Oooo, so close.  No Borg for you.


... Um, good?
 
2021-04-24 4:14:26 PM  
Someone call Cutter, tell him that the aliens were trying to communicate us with the wrong star.  Let's get the Hephaestus moving, we ain't got all century.
 
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