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by Mr. Missed Her
16 Oct 2017 13:19
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Image Dump
Replies: 1148
Views: 67951

Image Dump

My version of the Eye of Sauron scr03772.jpg Nice. Anyways, I'll put my LOTR discussion in a spoiler for those who haven't read it. I think its the second book, whichever has Moria. I realize that when I said Gandalf vs. the Balrog,  Aborygen ,   you probably thought of the bridge scene with "...
by Mr. Missed Her
15 Oct 2017 14:27
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Image Dump
Replies: 1148
Views: 67951

Image Dump

Aborygen wrote:
Mr. Missed Her wrote:
Is this Gandalf vs. the Balrog?

more like Sauron eye ;)

The eye of Sauron should be located at Barad-Dûr. Can anyone find any medieval, mystical towers in Space Engine?
by Mr. Missed Her
14 Oct 2017 13:25
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Image Dump
Replies: 1148
Views: 67951

Image Dump

Aborygen wrote:
Image

Is this Gandalf vs. the Balrog?
by Mr. Missed Her
13 Oct 2017 13:17
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 702
Views: 30631

Science and Astronomy Questions

Yes! Yes! YES! I HAVE FOUND IT!!!! I HAVE IT YES AHAH HAHAHA [maniacal laughing] (\frac{r}{1+ε \cos (2 \pi ft + 2 \pi fa)} \sin (2 \pi ft)+h, \frac{r}{1+ε \cos (2 \pi ft + 2 \pi fa)+k)} \cos(2 \pi ft) I realized that my point for circular rotation was a polar ...
by Mr. Missed Her
13 Oct 2017 09:57
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 702
Views: 30631

Science and Astronomy Questions

Mr. Missed Her , I'm afraid this may be disappointing, but simply using the equation for an ellipse will not help you determine the position as a function of time for an orbit, because the speed is not constant but rather must obey the vis viva equation . Yeah, I figured that out. My main problem i...
by Mr. Missed Her
12 Oct 2017 13:22
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy News
Replies: 351
Views: 15541

Science and Astronomy News

Since we're talking about dark energy, I've got to ask: What if we're just in a less dense region of space bigger than the observable universe? The more dense universe around our patch would be pulling everything away from our observable region, and it looks like the universe is expanding. Of course...
by Mr. Missed Her
12 Oct 2017 06:58
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 702
Views: 30631

Science and Astronomy Questions

I'm not hopeful for those calculators, because neither seem to be in depth on the body's position in space and time. But I might be on to something, because if I can figure out how to make the radius of a circular orbit oscillate in the right way, it'll be elliptical. This is good, because I have a ...
by Mr. Missed Her
12 Oct 2017 04:15
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy News
Replies: 351
Views: 15541

Science and Astronomy News

14644 This could explain dark energy It could explain dark matter, but not dark energy.  (This might just be a slip of terminology, and the two do often get confused).  Dark energy must be a sort of repulsive force which is uniform through the entire universe (does not collapse into structures the ...
by Mr. Missed Her
11 Oct 2017 17:36
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy News
Replies: 351
Views: 15541

Science and Astronomy News

<dark matter> Would a plethora of tiny, moon-massed black holes effect our view of other galaxies? I heard that, since the universe was dense enough to form a black hole right after the big bang, the universe formed lots of mini black holes when it began. This could explain dark energy  matter, if ...
by Mr. Missed Her
11 Oct 2017 16:49
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy News
Replies: 351
Views: 15541

Science and Astronomy News

That's odd, because I normally think of rings consisting of asteroids, not being held in sway by one. Also, is Haumea really as streached as shown in that diagram? Edit:  I just looked it up in this handy but obscure astronomy program called Space Engine, and yes, it is that  stretched out. Wow.
by Mr. Missed Her
11 Oct 2017 16:41
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 702
Views: 30631

Science and Astronomy Questions

This is more of a math question than an astronomy question, but whatever: Does anyone know how to calculate the position in an orbit per time for a body in an elliptical orbit? I've been trying to figure this out for a while, and my efforts to find the answer have led to ↑that↑ ginormous equation up...
by Mr. Missed Her
11 Oct 2017 03:56
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 702
Views: 30631

Science and Astronomy Questions

Watsisname wrote:
If you think that's gross, the equation describing a rotating black hole is like a summoning spell for Cthulhu. :P  

Well, I got one that definitely beats that one for length.
factoring sucks.png

I tried to factor the ellipse equation. 
by Mr. Missed Her
09 Oct 2017 08:48
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 702
Views: 30631

Science and Astronomy Questions

https://i.imgur.com/Rk5vxJf.gif AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA HELPHELPHELPHELP GINORMOUS EQUATION Anyways, thanks. I guess, since space-time is "falling" into the black hole with you, you wouldn't notice any real change, so everything should still act normally. I mean, your entire 360° view ...
by Mr. Missed Her
03 Oct 2017 18:20
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: The Stars Eternal - Challenge
Replies: 13
Views: 1222

The Stars Eternal - Challenge

Cool! I'd try it, but every time I'm zooming in to the galaxy's center, the game crashes on me. Also, the star search menu is not very good for finding the central black hole. Any help?
Also, any tricks for screenshots? I know print screen copies the screen onto my clipboard, and that's about it.
by Mr. Missed Her
03 Oct 2017 09:37
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Can you prove that the Earth isn't a hollow sphere?
Replies: 49
Views: 1886

Can you prove that the Earth isn't a hollow sphere?

Assuming what we know about neutrinos is correct, the Earth's sphere, not hollow shape can be proven by the fact that a neutrino beam has to point down  to be detected on the other side of the Earth. If that doesn't work, you can similarly disprove the hollow-Earth theory by pointing a bright laser ...