"Some shine, comet rain"
The interstellar comet 2I/Borisov shed nearly 230 million litres of water as it whizzed through our Solar System during its visit last year, according to measurements gathered by NASA’s Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory. The clumpy ice rock is best known for being the first alien comet, as opposed to the interstellar asteroid …
It was created billions of years ago, and ejected from its solar system following some celestial mechanics not in its favor. It spent untold millennia in the vast emptiness of space, once again caught a glimmer of heat and light for a brief instant, and will now probably never venture into another star's heliosphere again.
Food for thought.
That's just under 186.5 acre feet. Roughly enough water for 750 US households for a year (if they aren't being completely stupid about wasting it ... that's about 225 US gallons per day per household ... ).
It's really not all that much. Certainly nothing resembling a drought-buster.
Are you sure? I think you missed a zero or two. 2 whales are about 230 *thousand* liters. Here we are talking *million* liters.
I hope your not on you're way to Mars. We know the dangers of using a Martian meter (measured from its equator) vs a luna meter (measured for *its* equator) can cause "rapid unplanned disassembly events. Even worse if you use some sort of ancient non universal measuring device, like a body part...
Mine is the one with the guide in the pocket that notes the errors everyone else made in their journeys.
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