The Origin of Comets
and the Oort Cloud
Comets, a cosmic wanderer, whose small celestial bodies are composed of a rocky core and is surrounded by ice. How were they formed in the genesis of the solar system? For what reason do comets contain the materials for the essence of life? The Oort Cloud is this a theoretical spherical place located outside the orbits of the planets where comets reside? Hypothesized by mankind, comets are displaced from the Oort cloud by the gravitational force of stars that are seen or unseen moving near our solar system. Could this result in a pushing or pulling on the cometary masses from gravitational influences of the passing solar mass? Could these comets, which are moving about in the Oort cloud, be dislodged? Ejecting them out of the cloud into new orbits towards the Sun? Unlikely, let us examine the theory of where these comets reside and their origin.
Mankind in its infancy of astrophysics has yet to discover that our solar system is part of a binary star system. The Sun, which has been known from the dawn of mankind, is visible. The companion, the Dark One, its existence only contemplated in some theories such as the orbital perturbations of Neptune and Uranus, is not visible. The Dark One is similar in mass and diameter of our Sun, but the difference is in its core. The rocky mass of the Dark One that formed at the dawn the solar system, became the seed that the hydrogen gas clouds solidified around due to the gravitational attraction flow towards the initial mass. As the compression process of hydrogen gas clouds began, the mass of the heavy elements in the rocky core was sufficiently large enough in proportion to hydrogen element mix to dampen the fusion process from engaging molecular motion capable of producing visible light. The mass is able to dissipate and absorb all created heat within in its body. Hence the star called the Dark One did not light, but the mass of the object and its gravitational effects are still present. Looking away from Earth, the Dark One is located in the direction of the Orion Constellation at a distance of a little more than 18 times the radius between our Sun and the planet Pluto. Our solar system is rare in the Universe, because we have 9 known planets revolving around one of the binary stars the Sun. The comets are orbiting to the inside and outside of the location of the Dark One and to the outside of our Sun. All comets, whose orbit was initiated towards the inside of the Sun, were vaporized on impact with the solar mass. The gravitational force of the Sun overwhelms the speed and mass of the comet. One only has to look at an ellipse orbit of the comets over many thousands of years to realize that two foci are needed. That is basic geometry. Would a star passing to the outside of the Oort cloud dislodge comets propelling them towards the inner solar system? A passage on the near side of the Oort cloud sphere would result in a wider elliptical orbit of cometary strays, sending them in a new direction towards the gravitational source, the passing solar mass. A direction, which is away from the Sun. Contemplating, a passing starís gravitational effects displacing comets on the far side of the Oort cloud sphere. Lets apply Newtonís gravitational laws, this would yield an insignificant force originating from the passing solar mass compared to the Sunís gravitational force.
The origin of comets is unique. They were resultant of a cosmic collision in the ancient past of the solar system. A moon caught in a gravitational web of a wandering celestial body impacted an inner planet eons ago. This planetoid unknown to most of mankind except by rumor is the twelfth planet, but what is unusual is that it revolves around both suns. This traveling planet has a diameter approximately of 29,000 miles and an orbital period of 3,656 years. It will be visible to the astronomical observatory public very late in the year 2001 early 2002, less sophisticated telescopes in mid 2002 and will be dismissed by the establishment and scientists as a fading red nova. When this cosmic event occurred, the traveling planet with its captured moons trailing behind it, in its gravitational field, entered the solar system like usual. On a close passage of a planet that was totally covered by water and harbored primordial life between Jupiter and Mars, its gravitational field captured one of the moons. Due to the speed of the approach, it resulted in a direct collision. The size, speed, and mass of the moon were not the main determining factors in the breakup of the planet. Internal pressures of the hot core with its magna flows that were contained by a thin outer shell, due to then the planetís young solar age. The crust had little time to form the many layers seen in present day geology. Now locked on target by gravity, the stray incoming moon shatters the fragile shell of the planet. The force and momentum of the impact carries the shock waves through the center of the planet and ruptures the opposite side of the sphere. This forces water and magma into space where it cools into its present day forms, comets (rocky cores surrounded by water) and the asteroids. The straighter the angle is to the collision of the moon and the planet, the longer the orbital period of the comet. It is due to less interference of the Sunís gravity in relation to its path. As for the reason comets contain the seeds of life? It was there from the start in the primordial oceans of the impact planet. Once the waters was blown into space and exposed to the cold void of the solar system, it and all primordial organic matter was frozen into time.
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Mankind's Theories on Comets and the Oort Cloud