Talk:Aurelia and Blue Moon
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- 1 Shouldn't red dwarf cover all the sky when seeing from planet?
- 2 POV
- 3 Continental Drift on Aurelia?
- 4 Ripoff of Alien Planet?
- 5 Other similar docus?
- 6 Fair use rationale for Image:AlienWorldCover.jpg
- 7 More Pictures
- 8 Devastating waves
- 9 Blue Moon vs Pandora
- 10 Skywhales
- 11 Video
- 12 =Skywhale
Shouldn't red dwarf cover all the sky when seeing from planet?
In movie red dwarf sun doesn't look very big when showing from Aurelia perspective.But shoudn't it cover all the sky? Luminosity of red dwarfs is hundreds of times smaller than that of Sun.So you need to come much closer to get the same amount of heat.It will look way biger than Sun from the Earth. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 05:51, 8 February 2010 (UTC)
Isn't it POV to use the word "unfortunately":
"Unfortunately the largest non-pulsar planet yet found OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb (as of January 2006), has a mass of 5.5 times Earth's and orbits the red dwarf star OGLE-2005-BLG-390L. And everything smaller orbits pulsar PSR 1257+12."
This is clearly a POV. For example, a creationist would find it good that the largest planet has a mass of 5.5 times Earth's etc... So I suggest to erase the word "unfortunately".
Continental Drift on Aurelia?
If Aurelia had continental drift, then, it seems to me, land life would be a rather unstable proposition. Any creature that left the sea would either go extinct, or be forced to return to the sea, once the continent it was on moved either to the sunlit side or the night side. Likewise, there would be many seas that would drift to one side or the other Nik42 06:17, 6 May 2006 (UTC)
- Aurelia-like planets can not have continental drift. They are tidally locked with their parent star due to gravitational effects. For similar reasons, the moon has no plate techtonics. 220.127.116.11 23:53, 24 November 2006 (UTC)
- Not true. The moon has no plate tectonics because it does not have enough fissionable material at its core and its surf/volume is higher, so it has frozen solid. And besides, without plate tectonics / vulcanism rebuilding the continents, erosion would destroy them in short order, esp. in such high wind/rain conditions. --18.104.22.168 19:44, 26 April 2007 (UTC)
Ripoff of Alien Planet?
I saw this show, I liked it, but I have a feeling that this show is a ripoff of Alien PLanet (love that show) because their release dates were close, and that their about alien planets (I don't hate extraterrestrial). —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 22:41, 22 March 2007 (UTC).
- The background of the two shows are a little different. Alien Planet is based on a book called Expedition, while this series is an extrapolation of scientist's expetations for the best places to point the TPF telescope (or a future planet finding telescope, should it be launched). Hope that helps. Coricus 04:37, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
Other similar docus?
I have to admit that I really liked those shows. Is there more media available? [Besides "Alien Planet" which is just Sci-Fi] ? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 12:34, August 20, 2007 (UTC)
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BetacommandBot 04:35, 27 October 2007 (UTC)
I don't want to sound like a illiterate, but this article could have more pics such a ones from wired magazine article on it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Jpc100 (talk • contribs) 01:51, 8 May 2008 (UTC)
This hurricane would generate enormous waves in the ocean and the waves would migrate outwards. Oceanographers should test how high these waves would be in the postulated nearby swamps and delta area. They would be wind driven waves and would not reach from the top of an ocean to the bottom like a Tsunami. None the less waves that Earthlings call freak waves might be regular. Simple bacterial and algal life would not be threatened.
Oh my poor little Centaurians! I'm not sure if they can exist. Semi aquatic aliens may be able to breath oxygen dissolved in water and may not be at risk of drowning but they could be dashed to death against rocks etc as easily as humans. I'm going to assume that they evolved round an area like the Mediterranean or Hudson Bay sheltered from the worst waves but conditions would have to remain sheltered for hundreds of millions of years there for complex life to evolve. Proxima Centauri 2 (talk) 02:00, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
Blue Moon vs Pandora
- I'm not sure if you'll still check this, but I believe that National Geographic has put the whole thing up on YouTube. However, please remember that talk pages should be used for discussion of the article, not the topic of the article. Chris (talk) 23:25, 16 October 2011 (UTC)
It redirects to this article. But there's a 70s band by that name that really should have a page of their own. They're pretty big on prog rock communities. 188.8.131.52 (talk) 23:17, 14 April 2012 (UTC)
- Stinger Fans fold up to protect themselves.
That way they expose their actual bodies (the parts with the hearts) to the flares, don't they? It is unclear what Stinger Fans use to protect themselves, whereas Gulphogs use dead Stinger Fans and Mudpods take shelter underground. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 12:33, 21 February 2014 (UTC)