# Earth threatened by glowing green asteroid?

##### Jun 06, 2012 By Jon Voisey, Universe Today

The Daily Mail is reporting that a youtube user has found a strange object while poking around in Google Sky. It looks suspiciously like a glowing green asteroid and he claims it’s heading right for us. But before we call in the experts, let’s do a little bit of critical analysis on our own.

First off, the image raises alarm bells because of the apparent size of the object. Without knowing how far away it may be, it’s hard to say how large it would actually be, but we can put some limits on it. I looked up the region on Aladin and the angular distance between the two stars just to the upper right of the object is 1 arc minute. The object seems to be about that size, so we can use that as a baseline.

Assuming that the object was somewhere in the vicinity of Pluto (roughly 6 billion km), doing a bit of quick geometry means the object would be somewhere around 580,000 km. To put that in context, that’s about 40% the diameter of the Sun. If that were the case, this wouldn’t be an asteroid, it would be a small star. The funny thing about stars is that they tend to be somewhat bright and a lot more round. So that rules out that extreme.

But what if it were very close? At the distance of the moon, that would mean the object would be about 300 km in diameter which would make this thing slightly smaller than the largest asteroid, Ceres. However, this raises another issue: With that much mass, the object should still be pretty round. Additionally, with such a size and distance, it would be very bright. And it’s not.

Even closer we run into additional issues. Astronomical images aren’t taken as a single color image. Images like this are taken in 3 filters (RGB) and then combined to make a color image. If the object is nearby, it moves from image to image, showing up in the final image in 3 places, each as a different color. For example, here’s an image of 2011 MD illustrating the effect. Given the object in question doesn’t have this tri-color separation going on, it can’t be nearby.

So this has pretty much ruled out anything anywhere in our solar system. If it’s close, it should have color issues and be bright. If it’s far, it’s too massive to have been missed. Outside of our solar system and it wouldn’t have any apparent motion and should be visible in other images. And it’s not.

In fact, searching the various databases from which Google draws its data (SDSS, DSS, HST, IRAS, and WMAP), the killer doesn’t appear at all. Thus, it would seem that this object is nothing more than a technical glitch introduced by ’s stitching together of images. Sorry conspiracy theorists. No Planet X or Nibiru out there this time!

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##### CheeseDog
1.4 / 5 (10) Jun 06, 2012
I am skeptical about all of this, but have yet to been able to prove or disprove the issue of Nibiru. On the other hand, the governments of the world seem to clearly believe an event will take place soon and that part is alarming to me. Case in point:

-Hundreds of underground bunker cities being built at high elevations, billions of tax dollars being spent at a frantic pace, in the U.S. the best known is the Denver Airport, now called the New World Order Airport, millions spent by someone who commissioned artists and sculptors to greet people with a creepy "Horse of the Apocalypse", an artist given a directive to paint murals in the airport of dead babies in coffins, dying women and a soldier stabbing a dove...really? Just youtube it.
Next..Chinese Ghost Cities, maintained but unoccupied, 4,300 above sea level. Next..Unification Church buys 1.3 million hectares of land in Paraguay, high up in the Andes Mtns, George Bush bought land there too. Sounds like we are in for a water event.
##### CheeseDog
1 / 5 (10) Jun 06, 2012
Kelvar is the bulletproof material used to make jackets for law enforcement. It's pretty expensive. The entire Denver Airport has a Kevlar roof that looks like a tent. Why? Although everyday people are accused of being crazy when these questions are asked, why are the governments around the world buying into conspiracy and spending billions? Something is up, they know it, we don't.
##### SatanLover
0.8 / 5 (24) Jun 06, 2012
##### xX_GT_Xx
5 / 5 (8) Jun 06, 2012
The Denver airport does not have a kevlar roof, nor is it called The New World Order Airport. Try to keep the conspiracy theory nonsense to a dull roar please.
##### TS1
5 / 5 (2) Jun 06, 2012
Actually on that top photo it looks like the "asteroid" has a glowing green eyeball. Maybe its aliiiiiiveee...

##### TheGhostofOtto1923
4.2 / 5 (15) Jun 06, 2012
The Denver airport does not have a kevlar roof, nor is it called The New World Order Airport. Try to keep the conspiracy theory nonsense to a dull roar please.
Hold on now...
http://vigilantci...airport/

-My only question is, is if there is a bunker of a cubic mile or so beneath the airport, what did they do with all the dirt?

"Earth threatened by glowing green asteroid?"
-In related news, green lantern is gay. Erk.
http://www.kansas...ave.html
##### kaasinees
3.3 / 5 (4) Jun 06, 2012
Good questions otto. Is the article true? where did they get the data? Cause i think if they were hiding something they would cover up such data.
##### xX_GT_Xx
5 / 5 (3) Jun 06, 2012
I win the office bet. I was pretty sure that someone would link to conspiracy theory site in an attempt to validate the conspiracy theory nonsense. Here, let me help:
The new Denver international airport is, shockingly, called Denver International Airport. No links, just go somewhere that books flights.
##### xX_GT_Xx
5 / 5 (3) Jun 06, 2012
And the roof isn't kevlar, it (main terminal only) is PTFE fiberglass fabric. Teflon-coated fiberglass, basically. Same stuff a lot of sports stadiums use. Though I suppose the NFL and NBA could be in on it...
##### TheGhostofOtto1923
4.4 / 5 (14) Jun 06, 2012
Good questions otto. Is the article true?
Who knows? From the DIA link I posted:

"To sum up, those murals clearly depicted admitted goals you can read in documents calling for a New World Order:

Massive depopulation of the earth
Death of Judeo-Christian beliefs
One World government
Restoration of nature"

-I see no problem here.

-What - the 'massive depopulation' thing? Hint - ALL of us will be dead within 100 years or so. The key is how many will be born in the meantime. Hint #2 - abortion prevents millions of births. It alone has prevented nuclear world war (so far).
http://www.johnst....html#SU

-ONE BILLION ABORTIONS within the last century. A country the size of india, and offspring to the 3rd and 4th generation, was never born to suffer, starve, and die on the battlefield.

The earth is being depopulated right before our eyes. Except for those pesky religionists. And when AGW kicks in, most will die in the desert clutching their AKs.
##### TheGhostofOtto1923
4.1 / 5 (14) Jun 06, 2012
Question - can god survive if all those who believe in him are dead?

http://www.youtub...dYyejlj8
##### Yarking_Dawg
5 / 5 (2) Jun 06, 2012
The real conspiracy is that the "Denver" airport is actually in Nebraska. Seriously, taxi in to town is like \$300
##### kivahut
5 / 5 (2) Jun 06, 2012
Looks like a giant booger.
##### Parsec
5 / 5 (1) Jun 07, 2012
Looks like a giant booger.

During allergy season I have 10 or 12 a day of these expunged at asteroid speeds from my sinuses. May they YouTubed one while I wasn't looking!
##### Vendicar_Decarian
5 / 5 (1) Jun 07, 2012
http://www.youtub..._ljVC5Wk

##### nuge
5 / 5 (1) Jun 07, 2012
The quality of this website continues to plummet.
##### Origin
1 / 5 (1) Jun 07, 2012
The quality of this website continues to plummet.
Until the peer-reviewed stance is missing, every report based on some evidence counts more, than pure negativism/ignorance.
##### Code_Warrior
not rated yet Jun 10, 2012
Our early attempts at a tractor beam went through several preparations. Preparations A through G were a complete failure. But now, ladies and gentlemen, we finally have a working "tractor beam", which we shall call... "Preparation H". Using my "Tractor Beam" we will crash Midas-22 into the polar ice cap, melting it and flooding the world. That is, unless you pay me 1 billion, gagillion, fafillion, shabolubalu million illion yillion ... yen.
##### Husky
not rated yet Jun 10, 2012
I always thought that the Denver Airport a tinfoil hattish roof
##### Isaacsname
not rated yet Jun 10, 2012
Space poo, nothing out of the ordinary.

These are ejected from Pleiadian galactic freighters.

I'll put word in to the Ashtar command.

Move along, move along.
##### Anda
not rated yet Jun 11, 2012
"The Daily Mail is reporting that a youtube user has found..."

... Hilarious ...

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