The ʻOumuamua anomaly.

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The ʻOumuamua anomaly


Artist's impression of ʻOumuamua. Very little is known of its actual appearance.




ʻOumuamua is the first known interstellar object to pass through the Solar System. Formally designated 1I/2017 U1, it was discovered by Robert Weryk using the Pan-STARRS telescope at Haleakala Observatory, Hawaii, on 19 October 2017, 40 days after it passed its closest point to the Sun. When first seen, it was about 33,000,000 km from Earth (about 85 times as far away as the Moon), and already heading away from the Sun.
Back in late October, in the days following the discovery of what proved to be an object from interstellar space, astronomers scrapped the observing plans at observatories worldwide to scrutinize this unique visitor before it zipped out of the inner solar system, never to return. Right now ‘Oumuamua (or 1I/2017 U1), as it's now known, is some 350 million km (2.3 astronomical units) from Earth, has dimmed to only 27th magnitude, and is receding at another 5½ million km (15 Earth-Moon distances) each day.
‘Oumuamua Update: Red, Tumbling, and Silent - Sky & Telescope

Looks like the Fermi paradox has been answered and a Von Neumann probe has arrived in this star system.
 


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The ʻOumuamua anomly.


Artist's impression of ʻOumuamua. Very little is known of its actual appearance.







‘Oumuamua Update: Red, Tumbling, and Silent - Sky & Telescope

Looks like the Fermi paradox has been answered and a Von Neumann probe has arrived in this star system.

Apparently it is covered in a thick organic coat.....perhaps it is a seed ship....though of what.... :rolleyes:


https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/oumuamua-interstellar-visitor-alien-object-breakthrough-listen-latest-discovery-proof-a8116756.html
 

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Is it popping in for a visit?
 

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Obviously seeds of an aubergine, courgette or cucumber.

Replicating seeder ships


Another variant on the idea of the self-replicating starship is that of the seeder ship. Such starships might store the genetic patterns of lifeforms from their home world, perhaps even of the species which created it. Upon finding a habitable exoplanet, or even one that might be terraformed, it would try to replicate such lifeforms – either from stored embryos or from stored information using molecular nanotechnology to build zygotes with varying genetic information from local raw materials.

Such ships might be terraforming vessels, preparing colony worlds for later colonization by other vessels, or – should they be programmed to recreate, raise, and educate individuals of the species that created it – self-replicating colonizers themselves. Seeder ships would be a suitable alternative to Generation ships as a way to colonize worlds too distant to travel to in one lifetime.
 

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How easy would it be to chase if we had ?
Not very. It's traveling very fast, and was only detected in October. Between now and mid 2019, it will travel from Earths orbit to that of Saturn (9 astronomical units - approx 1.5*10^10 km). It took Rosetta almost ten years to intercept 67P over a shorter distance and took three gravity assisted slingshots of Earth to build sufficient momentum to do so. Using the same technique with Jupiter, it may be theoretically possible to intercept it before it leaves the solar system, but that's a BIG if.
 

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What was doubly important because the trajectory that the rock was coming towards us from meant that we did not actually see it until it had gone past the Earth.

So there was a rapid effort to turn all the facilities that might help to look at it and learn as much as possible before it was too distant.

Scientists hope they can spot the next object quicker, after waiting 19 years for this one.
Oops!

Bit of an astronomical ****-up ?
 

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Happening today!

At 3 pm ET on Wednesday, the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia will track ‘Oumuamua across four radio bands, in search of some kind of signal. According to Listen, it should be possible for the Green Bank instrument to pick up a signal as weak as that from a cellphone.
“ʻOumuamua’s presence within our solar system affords Breakthrough Listen an opportunity to reach unprecedented sensitivities to possible artificial transmitters and demonstrate our ability to track nearby, fast-moving objects,” said Andrew Siemion, the director of the Berkeley SETI Research Center. “Whether this object turns out to be artificial or natural, it’s a great target for Listen.”


Hailing frequencies open.

'Oumuamua: Is Strange Interstellar Visitor Natural or Not? | Fortune
 

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I think it's fair to say this is a shot over our bow by the Arachnids.

Remember folks, "A citizen accepts personal responsibility for the safety of the body politic, defending it with his life, a civilian does not".
Time to choose where you stand.
 

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I think it's fair to say this is a shot over our bow by the Arachnids.

Remember folks, "A citizen accepts personal responsibility for the safety of the body politic, defending it with his life, a civilian does not".
Time to choose where you stand.
 

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Replicating seeder ships


Another variant on the idea of the self-replicating starship is that of the seeder ship. Such starships might store the genetic patterns of lifeforms from their home world, perhaps even of the species which created it. Upon finding a habitable exoplanet, or even one that might be terraformed, it would try to replicate such lifeforms – either from stored embryos or from stored information using molecular nanotechnology to build zygotes with varying genetic information from local raw materials.

Such ships might be terraforming vessels, preparing colony worlds for later colonization by other vessels, or – should they be programmed to recreate, raise, and educate individuals of the species that created it – self-replicating colonizers themselves. Seeder ships would be a suitable alternative to Generation ships as a way to colonize worlds too distant to travel to in one lifetime.



For all we know this ''diversity and inclusion of Islamofascism'' sjw nonsense could be caused by mind control rays from this craft preparing world governments to allow this craft to land and start pumping out attack clones.

Nuke the fuuck out of it before it gets anywhere near us and Blanchardstown ends up looking like a bazarr in downtown Andromeda
 


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