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Old 7th December 2018, 05:14 AM   #1241
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Originally Posted by Indagator View Post
Sol88! As promised ... a soon to be very lengthy 'discussion' of the Lisse et al (2006) paper!

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Another Spitzer paper that Sol continually ignores is the following;

Investigation of dust and water ice in comet 9P/Tempel 1 from Spitzer observations of the Deep Impact event
Gicquel, A. et al.
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/fu...a18718-11.html

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The total mass of dust is (0.7−1.2) × 105 kg for grain sizes 0.1−1 μm and (0.5−2.1) × 106 kg for sizes 0.1−100 μm. A sustained production of water is observed, which can be explained by the sublimation of pure ice grains with sizes less than 1 μm and comprising a mass of ice of (0.8−1.8) × 107 kg.
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Old 7th December 2018, 09:57 AM   #1242
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So, mostly PURE ice for comet Tempel 1?

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Old 7th December 2018, 10:09 AM   #1243
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So, mostly PURE ice for comet Tempel 1?

Yes. And, as we know from other comets, the D/H ratio is very different from the solar wind value. Which is another reason to dismiss T & T's impossible mechanism for water production.
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Old 7th December 2018, 04:00 PM   #1244
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You make it sound like it was some ground breaking discovery that comet Tempel 1 was mostly ice?

It was seen in the pictures that there was ice everywhere, so meh.


So fluffy ice all the way down?

Ummm...that’s a dirtysnowball. And you said there not dirty snowballs.

Contradicting yourself much, champ?
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Old 8th December 2018, 03:22 AM   #1245
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You make it sound like it was some ground breaking discovery that comet Tempel 1 was mostly ice?

It was seen in the pictures that there was ice everywhere, so meh.


So fluffy ice all the way down?

Ummm...that’s a dirtysnowball. And you said there not dirty snowballs.

Contradicting yourself much, champ?
I'm not contradicting anything. You just haven't got a clue about comets, that is your problem. You do not understand the paper, you do not understand much of anything.
There was melted silicate ejecta and water vapour. That was from the upper layer. It was ejected in a low angle plume. There was cooler dust and ice ejected from deeper in the comet, ejected at a higher angle.
It is not rocket science, as anybody who has read and understood the papers would know. Comprehension does not seem to be one of your strong points.
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But why would you have to run a projectile to confirm what you already new when there is abundant ice on the surface.

That would suggest comets are mostly ice!

In which the latest papers would seem to contradict your understanding of cometary nuclei!

You change cometary composition like I change undies!

EC in the other hand understand cometary nuclei are mostly rock...
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Old 8th December 2018, 05:55 AM   #1247
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But why would you have to run a projectile to confirm what you already new when there is abundant ice on the surface.

That would suggest comets are mostly ice!

In which the latest papers would seem to contradict your understanding of cometary nuclei!

You change cometary composition like I change undies!

EC in the other hand understand cometary nuclei are mostly rock...
What the hell are you talking about now? There cannot be much ice on the surface. It tends to sublimate. Therefore it has to be below the surface. Along with the dust. Hit it with a projectile, and you see the ice and dust excavated. Which part of that are you having trouble with?
And EC is 100% debunked. No rock, no discharges, plenty of ice and plenty of water vapour, along with other gases. Just because Thornhill lied to you about all that is no excuse for your ignorance.
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Old 8th December 2018, 06:17 AM   #1248
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You know, this ice.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temp..._annotated.jpg


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Comparison of Deep Impact and Stardust photos of a smooth elevated feature on the surface of the nucleus showing recession of icy cliffs at the margins.
Just look at all that really bright ice, along with the impactors released ice would suggest comet are mostly ice, no jd116?


So what are you rabbiting on about, obviously there is plenty ice!
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Old 8th December 2018, 06:23 AM   #1249
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You know, this ice.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temp..._annotated.jpg




Just look at all that really bright ice, along with the impactors released ice would suggest comet are mostly ice, no jd116?


So what are you rabbiting on about, obviously there is plenty ice!
I haven't the foggiest idea what you're prattling on about We know there is ice. It shouldn't be there in the EC woo. Fail.
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Old 8th December 2018, 06:54 AM   #1250
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What the hell are you talking about now? There cannot be much ice on the surface. It tends to sublimate. Therefore it has to be below the surface. Along with the dust. Hit it with a projectile, and you see the ice and dust excavated. Which part of that are you having trouble with?
And EC is 100% debunked. No rock, no discharges, plenty of ice and plenty of water vapour, along with other gases. Just because Thornhill lied to you about all that is no excuse for your ignorance.
There cannot be much ice on the surface. It tends to sublimate.

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Comparison of Deep Impact and Stardust photos of a smooth elevated feature on the surface of the nucleus showing recession of icy cliffs at the margins.

Which is it?
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Originally Posted by Sol88 View Post
There cannot be much ice on the surface. It tends to sublimate.




Which is it?
What the hell are you on about? And what the hell has it got to do with the 100% debunked EC woo?
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Old 8th December 2018, 08:57 AM   #1252
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EC in the other hand understand cometary nuclei are mostly rock...
Curious.

I could have sworn that, quite recently, you said that comets are ROCK.

Maybe the EC is, now what’s the word, evolving?
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Originally Posted by JeanTate View Post
Curious.

I could have sworn that, quite recently, you said that comets are ROCK

Maybe the EC is, now what’s the word, evolving?
This is the mainstreams understanding that comets are MOSTLY ROCK, as stated by Michael F. A’Hearn []To quote,
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At the simplest level, a very basic question is whether comets are mostly ice or mostly rock/dirt/refractory material. Whipple’s [2] model of the dirty snowball, the first quantitative model, envisioned cometary nuclei as mostly ice, although our understanding has been evolving more toward mostly rock, particularly for 67P/C-G
No it hadn’t evolved, as it has always been rock.

You may have noticed jd116 just completely contradict himself.

How high do you reckon the icy cliffs of Tempel 1 are? We know just some 10’s of meters down there is nothing but PURE WATER ICE. These ICY cliffs are sublimating away leaving a layer of mostly DUST on the surface. so the dust was in the ice leaving a smooth plain of DUST on the surface?

How to you think it’s working?
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What the hell are you on about? And what the hell has it got to do with the 100% debunked EC woo?
Didn’t think you could or would answer. Typical

Because your statement
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my needed addressing again..,
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This is the mainstreams understanding that comets are MOSTLY ROCK, as stated by Michael F. A’Hearn []To quote,

No it hadn’t evolved, as it has always been rock.

You may have noticed jd116 just completely contradict himself.

How high do you reckon the icy cliffs of Tempel 1 are? We know just some 10’s of meters down there is nothing but PURE WATER ICE. These ICY cliffs are sublimating away leaving a layer of mostly DUST on the surface. so the dust was in the ice leaving a smooth plain of DUST on the surface?

How to you think it’s working?
I have not contradicted anything, you clown. We saw cliffs collapsing (i.e. retreating) at 67P.
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Didn’t think you could or would answer. Typical

Because your statement my needed addressing again..,
No it does not need addressing. Dust, ice, with microporosity of ~ 75%. Nothing has contradicted that. It is only your piss poor understanding of the relevant science that puts you at a disadvantage. Which is not surprising in someone who thinks comets are rocks blasted off of planets by lightning bolts.
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How high do you reckon the icy cliffs of Tempel 1 are? We know just some 10’s of meters down there is nothing but PURE WATER ICE.
LIAR.

I said;

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Therefore it has to be below the surface. Along with the dust. Hit it with a projectile, and you see the ice and dust excavated. Which part of that are you having trouble with?
So quit lying about what I said when it is plain for all to see. I'm getting sick to death of the constant lying and obfuscation.
Here is a little summary for the hard of understanding;

On the surface there is mostly dust and organics. Ice is close to the surface along with dust. The surface layer is ~ 50% porous. Below that it is ~ 75% porous. As the near-surface ice sublimates, it travels every which way, not just 'upwards'. When the temperature drops below the sublimation temperature, that gas refreezes in the pores between the dust, cementing it into a harder layer than that below. As the ice that sublimates 'upwards' escapes, it takes dust with it. Therefore the surface is eroded, and ice that was beyond the depth at which the heat could penetrate to sublimate it is now within that range. And so it goes on.
As for cliffs, they are very weak, as described in the literature. They are also composed of dust and ice. They can collapse due to stresses from outgassing, and torque from the spin of the comet. When they collapse they leave a fresh, icy face. Not just ice, of course - plenty of dust as well, but the icier layer is exposed, as detected. They also dump icy boulders at their feet. These icy boulders are, by definition, in areas where they spend a lot of time in shadow, due to the cliff. They can therefore survive for quite some time. As observed.

All of the above is in the literature. Why haven't you read it? Because it falsifies your religion? Or just didn't understand it?
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Oh, we playing that game...ok then

LIAR LIAR LIAR pants on fire.

What you actually said, just a few posts back was...
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What the hell are you talking about now? There cannot be much ice on the surface. It tends to sublimate. Therefore it has to be below the surface. Along with the dust. Hit it with a projectile, and you see the ice and dust excavated. Which part of that are you having trouble with?
To which you replied to my question on the structure of a mainstream Dirtysnowball comet with...
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I have not contradicted anything, you clown. We saw cliffs collapsing (i.e. retreating) at 67P.
icy cliffs still there after 6 years...

So again, drop kick, mostly ice or mostly dust? I.e what are the “icy” cliffs resting on? Mostly dust or mostly ice....or mostly vacuum or rock but not real rock, but ice and dust?

Absolutely hilarious, you’ve painted yourself into a corner.
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It’s a moot point anyway, as the dust is charged the ions have already decoupled from the neutral gas and the whole shebang is being accelerated of the nucleus and down the tail by the AMBIPOLAR ELECTRIC FIELD!

Could be made out of cream cheese as long as it has an electric field.
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No it hadn’t evolved, as it has always been rock.

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ROCK ... mostly rock ... rock ... I can’t keep up with all the twists and turns of the EC ...

Maybe I should look at something simpler, like a radial electric field centered on the Sun ... that will make all ROCK/mostly rock/rock/whatever bodies which orbit the Sun in elliptical orbits comets, complete with comas, tails, etc, right?
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ROCK ... mostly rock ... rock ... I can’t keep up with all the twists and turns of the EC ...

Maybe I should look at something simpler, like a radial electric field centered on the Sun ... that will make all ROCK/mostly rock/rock/whatever bodies which orbit the Sun in elliptical orbits comets, complete with comas, tails, etc, right?
You a confabulator as well?

You may have noticed the fuss caused by M.F.A’Hearn’s statement comets are MOSTLY ROCK, which’s totally inline with the ELECTRIC COMET.




So from, reality checks anyway, point of view A’Hearns statement that comets are mostly rock was laughed at and dismissed out of hand because any one in their right mind knows comets are mostly ice with some dust.

So how do you read
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What are comets made of? At the simplest level, a very basic question is whether comets are mostly ice or mostly rock/dirt/refractory material. Whipple’s [2] model of the dirty snowball, the first quantitative model, envisioned cometary nuclei as mostly ice, although our understanding has been evolving more toward mostly rock, particularly for 67P/C-G for which refractory/volatile ratios as high as 6 have been cited [3,4].
??

It would be polite of you to answer this very simple and basic question.

Will you? If not you might be wiser to look at something simpler, like melting lumps of ice which are the leftovers from Pre solar nebula.


I read comets are mostly rock.
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Here is a little summary for the hard of understanding;
Thanks a lot. You know you are not just read by Sol88, and I think your summary is genuinely interesting. Like Sol88, I am not able to understand the scientific papers, so your contribution is very valuable.

What was new to me is the explanation why the surface is harder than the interior.
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LIAR LIAR LIAR pants on fire.

What you actually said, just a few posts back was...
Sorry, I can't see the contradicting in the two statements that you want to point out. Could you be more specific?
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Sorry, I can't see the contradicting in the two statements that you want to point out. Could you be more specific?
Comets are
  1. Mostly Ice
  2. Mostly rock
  3. Mostly dust
  4. Mostly vacuum

Very basic and simple question, one would assume.

By jd116 statement that surface ice does not hang around for long, so ergo it all subsurface...including the cliffs and boulders.

To you have anything constructive to add to the thread on the composition of comets?
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Comets are
  1. Mostly Ice
  2. Mostly rock
  3. Mostly dust
  4. Mostly vacuum

Very basic and simple question, one would assume.

By jd116 statement that surface ice does not hang around for long, so ergo it all subsurface...including the cliffs and boulders.

To you have anything constructive to add to the thread on the composition of comets?
How many times do you need this explained to you? A five year old would have got it by now. I am not doing it again. Go take a course on comprehension for the hard of understanding.
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I read comets are mostly rock.
Read what you like, there is not a single detection of rock at a comet. Ever. So you fail. Again. You can lie all you like, it does not change the data.
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It’s a moot point anyway, as the dust is charged the ions have already decoupled from the neutral gas and the whole shebang is being accelerated of the nucleus and down the tail by the AMBIPOLAR ELECTRIC FIELD!

Could be made out of cream cheese as long as it has an electric field.
Yes, it is a moot point, as the EC woo has been 100% debunked. It failed. Why are you still here?
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Old 9th December 2018, 06:02 AM   #1268
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Originally Posted by jonesdave116 View Post
So, where are we now with the electric comet 'model'? What have we learned after over a decade of this woo being spammed around various fora on the internet? Let's break it down to its most fundamental claims, as per the Thornhill & Talbott poster from 2006;

Comets are rocks, blasted from planets by unknown electric woo.
Leaving aside the scientifically impossible mechanisms described to achieve this, we need only look at the composition of planets and moons, and at the composition of comets, and do a comparison. Earth, Mars, Mercury and Venus; all rock with high density. Comets; highly porous mixture of dust (fluffy and compact), ice and organics, with very low density.
Therefore the electric comet model fails.

Comets are merely asteroids on elliptical orbits.
Any cursory examination of the many asteroids on elliptical orbits shows this to be wrong.
Therefore the electric comet model fails.

The jets observed are electric discharges to (from?) the nucleus.
Electric discharges would show up in the magnetometer data. There was nothing. The jets are observed to be gas, dust and, sometimes, ice.
Therefore the electric comet model fails.

There is little to no ice, and the water observed is actually OH.
Water has been definitively detected at comets since 1986. So that was a lie.
Therefore the electric comet model fails.

The OH (H2O?) that is observed is due to solar wind H+ combining with O-.
Impossible. The H+ ions are far too energetic to combine with anything.
There is nowhere near enough H+ to explain even 1 litre of water per second.
There is little to no O-.
The solar wind is getting nowhere near the nucleus for about 8 months around perihelion.
Therefore the electric comet model fails.

Those are the fundamental building blocks underlying the electric comet model. Verdict? It fails. Horribly, and indisputably. The electric comet model was stillborn. It was never alive, and nobody has come close to zapping its stinking corpse with 50 000 volts to bring it to life. It is a miserable, neo-Velikovskian heap of trash, dreamed up by unqualified woo merchants. It is a joke. It isn't worthy of our attention.
Still waiting.
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Old 9th December 2018, 01:21 PM   #1269
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Sol88, this is a good illustration of why we are not, by any stretch, having a science-based discussion.

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Comets are
  1. Mostly Ice
  2. Mostly rock
  3. Mostly dust
  4. Mostly vacuum

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First, "comets" includes the coma, the tails, etc, in addition to the nuclei. So, at the level of your post, the obvious answer is "mostly vacuum".

Second, we've been over this before, many, many times. And yet you still fail to grasp the most basic of basics.

From several sets of independent observations, the bulk density of comet nuclei is ~0.6 (I'll leave you to find the sources, and add units; it will be an educational experience for you).

The bulk density of ice is ~1.

The bulk density of dust is ~2 or 3.

The bulk density of rock is ~3 to 6+.

(You didn't include non-water ices, e.g. CO2; I wonder why?)

If, as in the EC, "comets" (by which I think you mean comet nuclei, please clarify) are ROCK, or mostly rock, or rock (you don't seem able to decide), then "mostly ice" comes closest to matching the observational data.
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Old 9th December 2018, 01:23 PM   #1270
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Here's what I wrote:

Maybe I should look at something simpler, like a radial electric field centered on the Sun ... that will make all ROCK/mostly rock/rock/whatever bodies which orbit the Sun in elliptical orbits comets, complete with comas, tails, etc, right?

Here's the part of Sol88's response which addresses this:

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Yep, nothing, zip, ...

Care to try again, Sol88?
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Old 9th December 2018, 02:13 PM   #1271
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If I thought the mainstream were right why would I be here?
Usual insanity from Sol88's insane electric comet playbook.

If mainstream papers are wrong then why is he citing them ! Wrong papers cannot support his electric comet in An answer is not understanding that Sol88's electric comet is insane even if the mainstream model did not exist. The real insanity is that he has never shown that any mainstream paper is wrong and will never will because he is abysmally ignorant and lies about physics.

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Old 9th December 2018, 02:16 PM   #1272
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So, mostly PURE ice for comet Tempel 1?
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Investigation of dust and water ice in comet 9P/Tempel 1 from Spitzer observations of the Deep Impact event showed the ejecta was dust and water vapor with the water coming from sublimation of pure water ice grains in the ejecta.
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Assuming that water was essentially produced by icy grains present in the ejecta cloud, our measurements suggest a very high ice-to-dust ratio of about 10 in the excavated material, which greatly exceeds the gas-to-dust production rate ratio of ~0.5 measured for the background coma. Alternately, if a large amount of material felt back to the surface and sublimated, ice-to-dust ratios of 1−3 are not excluded. A better understanding of the cratering event on 9P/Tempel 1 is required to disentangle between the two hypotheses.
This was during and some hours after impact (14 observations).

Swift observed the outgassing for [b]13 days[/B] and "A total of 5 million kg (11 million lb) of water[41] and between 10 and 25 million kg (22 and 55 million lb) of dust were lost from the impact.[39]". That is evidence that Tempel 1 is more dust than water ice and should be more dust than all ices.

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Old 9th December 2018, 02:29 PM   #1273
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Originally Posted by JeanTate View Post
Here's what I wrote:

Maybe I should look at something simpler, like a radial electric field centered on the Sun ... that will make all ROCK/mostly rock/rock/whatever bodies which orbit the Sun in elliptical orbits comets, complete with comas, tails, etc, right?

Here's the part of Sol88's response which addresses this:



Yep, nothing, zip, ...

Care to try again, Sol88?

Not really, you given up on our little list I see, typical.



Go dig out and let’s keep working at it. It would be more constructive.
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Old 9th December 2018, 02:31 PM   #1274
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Comets are rocks, blasted from planets by unknown electric woo.
Leaving aside the scientifically impossible mechanisms described to achieve this, we need only look at the composition of planets and moons, and at the composition of comets, and do a comparison. Earth, Mars, Mercury and Venus; all rock with high density. Comets; highly porous mixture of dust (fluffy and compact), ice and organics, with very low density.
Therefore the electric comet model fails.

Why is it impossible?

Impossible like heavier than air flight?

Impossible like sailing faster than the wind?

Impossible like sending a man to the moon?

Your job is to tell me why you think it’s impossible and I’ll tell you why I think know your wrong...
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You make it sound like it was some ground breaking discovery that comet Tempel 1 was mostly ice?
Usual insanity from Sol88's insane electric comet playbook.

Investigation of dust and water ice in comet 9P/Tempel 1 from Spitzer observations of the Deep Impact event
The discovery in this paper was that the first hours of the event had water produced from sublimation of pure water ices and during those hours "our measurements suggest a very high ice-to-dust ratio of about 10" (but maybe as low as 1-3).
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Old 9th December 2018, 02:38 PM   #1276
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Originally Posted by Reality Check View Post
Usual insanity from Sol88's insane electric comet playbook.

Investigation of dust and water ice in comet 9P/Tempel 1 from Spitzer observations of the Deep Impact event
The discovery in this paper was that the first hours of the event had water produced from sublimation of pure water ices and during those hours "our measurements suggest a very high ice-to-dust ratio of about 10" (but maybe as low as 1-3).
Well done!


You’ve discovered the first mostly ice comet.

But 67p is mostly rock.

So maybe there is zoo of objects out there that span the full continuum from mostly lumps of ice to mostly rock?

Who knows.
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But why would you have to run a projectile to confirm what you already new when there is abundant ice on the surface.
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A "what you already new when there is abundant ice on the surface".
A "confirm" delusion.

What we knew and still know is that comets are made of ices and dust. Among the scientific objectives of Deep Impact was to measure the composition of the comet by ejecting a portion of the top part of the comet.
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Originally Posted by JeanTate View Post
Here's what I wrote:

Maybe I should look at something simpler, like a radial electric field centered on the Sun ... that will make all ROCK/mostly rock/rock/whatever bodies which orbit the Sun in elliptical orbits comets, complete with comas, tails, etc, right?

Here's the part of Sol88's response which addresses this:



Yep, nothing, zip, ...

Care to try again, Sol88?
What is the strength of the electric fields is in operation at these asteroids jt?

Do you know?

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Activity generation mechanisms in active asteroids While this section on active asteroids has focused on sublimation, impact disruption and rotational destabilization, there are other mechanisms that could potentially produce cometlike mass loss on asteroids, including thermal fracturing (see Phaethon, above, or the case of 322P/SOHO 1 [108]), radiation pressure sweeping and electrostatic levitation [43].
Get back to me, when you can, with the peer reviewed paper on the strength of the electric field strength of any asteroid you care to dig out.

That’ll keep you busy for awhile.
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You know, this ice.
Usual insanity from Sol88's insane electric comet playbook.

That is the mainstream change in comet terrain from sublimating ices (receding ice cliffs on Tempel 1).

Sol88 blatantly lies that this image has surface ices. The insanity is that Sol88 knows that only a few patches of surface ices were detected on Tempel 1.
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Usual insanity from Sol88's insane electric comet playbook.

A "what you already new when there is abundant ice on the surface".
A "confirm" delusion.

What we knew and still know is that comets are made of ices and dust. Among the scientific objectives of Deep Impact was to measure the composition of the comet by ejecting a portion of the top part of the comet.

What’s your best explanation for the receding “icy” cliffs of Tempel 1?

Should be for a giggle, just let me finish my coffee first.
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