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megimoo
06-24-2009, 03:36 PM
The dwarf planets and other objects that litter the Kuiper belt in the far reaches of our solar system are a strange bunch, but astronomers have found what they think might be the weirdest one.

Discovered on Dec. 28, 2004 (catalogued as 2003 EL61 and nicknamed "Santa" for a time), the minor planet now known as the dwarf planet Haumea, to honor its Hawaiian discovery, is as big across as Pluto and one-third of its mass, but shaped something "like a big squashed cigar,"...

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/090622-mm-kuiper-haumea.html

PoliCon
06-24-2009, 05:12 PM
now see I thought this was going to be a thread about Bubba. :( I'm very disappointed.

Bubba Dawg
06-24-2009, 07:56 PM
now see I thought this was going to be a thread about Bubba. :( I'm very disappointed.

Hey, I'm as normal as the next guy......:p

PoliCon
06-24-2009, 09:15 PM
Hey, I'm as normal as the next guy......:p

You mean as normal as the guy next to you in this picture . . . .

http://www.isk.kth.se/~tryggve/SRF2006/TheSpandexCrew.jpg

Bubba Dawg
06-24-2009, 09:38 PM
You mean as normal as the guy next to you in this picture . . . .

http://www.isk.kth.se/~tryggve/SRF2006/TheSpandexCrew.jpg

Guns 'n' Roses......

These are my people....