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j1407b

J1407b (1SWASP J1407 b). A spinning disk with a planet at its center. Discovered in 2012, this is what planet formation looks like in our galaxy. It is a giant gas planet which burns at about 600 degrees. Made up of hydrogen and helium. A full day is about 7 ½ hours long and it takes about 10-years for it to orbit around its sun (e.g. our 1-year with its seasons). Our comparative weight on the planet is at about 62 times that of the earth.

In a far off place from the Earth, the image cursor indicates where J1407b is located in the Milky Way galaxy.

Location of j1407b

Kepler-452b

“The more I examine the universe, …the more evidence I find that the universe in some sense
must have known we were coming.”
-Freeman Dyson. American theoretical physicist and mathematician.

There were 6 “days” (yôm) or long intervals of creation (Genesis 1). During this 7th yôm, God came to rest and with no further creation activity taking place. We are currently in the 7th “day”, or this yôm duration as written in Hebrew by the original biblical language. On the 8th day (“yôm”; albeit New Testament), God will begin to create again as written in Revelation 21.

“Scientists with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute have already begun targeting Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world found in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star. SETI Institute researchers are using the Allen Telescope Array, a collection of 6-meter (20 feet) telescopes in the Cascade Mountains of California, to scan for radio transmissions from Kepler-452b. As of July 2015, the array has scanned the exoplanet on over 2 billion frequency bands, with no result. The telescopes will continue to scan over a total of 9 billion channels, searching for alien radio signals.” Source

Kepler 452b was discovered in 2015.

Space Engine provides for the simulation, capture and expression of data picked up by various observable experimentation methods. A few of which includes place holders for life forms, life biomes and life origin.

Making Waves

Some observations to get off my mind.

(a.) Gravitation waves exist. Just as photon particles combine to make waves of light, graviton particles make waves of gravity that travel throughout the universe.

Prediction: Distance of celestial objects can no longer be merely expressed as “light-years” away. Since gravitational waves compress, pinch, stretch and tear space-time.

Conclusion: We are going to precisely detect the presence of black holes and their collisions. And since individual people are gravitational objects, every physical movement and decision we make emanates throughout the physical universe forever.

(b.) James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Update / Status. Due to launch next year. It’s going to detect many more planets outside our solar system. Far more than Kepler has so far. It will launch to L2 orbit around the Sun for infra-red data collection.

Prediction: We are going to find M-class planets in abundance (i.e. Earth like planets with or without an atmosphere). Probably about 3% or so of stars like our Sun. About every galaxy has/had a black hole at its center. Which can give birth to new stars without participation in the ‘Big Bang.’ Many stars have planets in their gravitational system. Planets form their being from chemical composition and gravitational forces placed upon them. We are going to discover new materials/matter not yet on the periodic table of elements.