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Rho Cassiopeiae may go nova soon


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#1    j6p

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Posted 06 February 2003 - 10:46 PM

                                                A massive and very unstable star in our galaxy is likely to explode into a cataclysmic supernova any day, astronomers have predicted.

The giant star, known as Rho Cassiopeiae, was first observed shedding a huge mass of material three years ago by the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes.

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Posted 07 February 2003 - 05:56 AM

                                                Excellent article J6, I'm going to move it to the News & Recent Discoveries section so it posts to the main page.  smile.gif                                                

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Posted 07 February 2003 - 02:55 PM

                                                Thats a great article.

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Posted 07 February 2003 - 03:39 PM

                                                Thanks Magikman, I'll get the hang of this posting some day.
PS. I was wondering if you or someone else could do me a favor and let me know how to reach a moderator, yourself or some one else,  because I have a few ideas that I would like to bounce off you. Nothing heavy, just some fun stuff.
If this is out of line please disregard this note. Also if I should post my thoughts here on the BB then thats ok too. Let me know OK. Thanks again "M"                                                


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Posted 07 February 2003 - 04:20 PM

                                                J6P,

  No, not out of line at all. If you would like to make some suggestions, SaRuMaN (Gareth) would be the one to contact, as he is the website administrator and founder of Unexplained Mysteries.  smile.gif  Just click on his name and you will bring up his member profile, then click on the 'Private Message' link, which will allow you to send him an Instant Message. He is on line several times a day, so he will see it almost immediately. He is always interested in feedback from forum members, and would appreciate any suggestions you may have.

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Posted 07 February 2003 - 04:21 PM

                                                J6,

I'm always open to all ideas and suggestions for the site and forum, feel free to let me know what you've come up with.

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