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(Syfy)   Scientists are now using Hubble to determine if a planet that was discovered orbiting a star 1213 parsecs away is about to be destroyed by a Death Star   ( syfy.com) divider line
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2018-01-12 12:20:54 PM  
Just send the Millennium Falcon, it should be able to get there in about 101 parsecs.
 
2018-01-12 01:10:45 PM  
So no mention of destruction but if there were destruction it would have already been destroyed something like 3500 years ago give or take a few parsecs.
 
2018-01-12 06:41:34 PM  

LadySusan: So no mention of destruction but if there were destruction it would have already been destroyed something like 3500 years ago give or take a few parsecs.


Is 3500 years enough to be "a long time ago"?
 
2018-01-12 07:43:55 PM  

LadySusan: So no mention of destruction but if there were destruction it would have already been destroyed something like 3500 years ago give or take a few parsecs.


That's no moon...it's a space station

But seriously a Jupiter sized planet with a Neptune sized moon? That's pretty awesome
 
2018-01-13 12:08:55 PM  

Duck_of_Doom: LadySusan: So no mention of destruction but if there were destruction it would have already been destroyed something like 3500 years ago give or take a few parsecs.

Is 3500 years enough to be "a long time ago"?


No. Astronomically, that is pretty much now. And it is not even in another galaxy.
 
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