In this presentation we will look at the
Data about Comets
Data about the alleged “Planet X”
Predictions about “The End of The World” – and a history of these predictions.
To help us understand Comets and Planet X, we will look at
Scale of the Solar System
Amateur Astronomer Observations
To understand what comets are and we will look at some data from
Comet Wild 2, Comet Halley, Comet Tempel 1.
Missions to Comets by the “Stardust” and “Deep Impact” Probes.
We will look at the story of Comet Hale Bopp and the troubling way it was linked to an end of world prediction.
We will look at some past impact events on earth
The Tunguska Event of 1908
The Possible Decimation of England in 562AD by a Cometary or Asteroid Impact
A brief look The Feb 2013 Russian Chelyabinsk Meteor