The Magical "37"

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The Magical "37"

Unread post by AstroGeek » Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:32 pm

So, here's something to ponder. There is a small grouping of stars buried in the constellation of Orion. This cluster (NGC 2169) is only visible with a telescope. Imagine sweeping through the star field and a 'number' pops up. The number 37. (if you squint, it is even more evident) Quite odd, indeed. Couple that with the fact that the normal human body temperature is 37 degrees Celsius. And a human pregnancy is considered full-term at 37 weeks. Coincidence?? Hmmmm... Anyways, this is what I do on cold, January nights.

Being a life-long Red Sox fan, it has also occurred to me that Bill "SPACEMAN" Lee wore number 37.

I need to lie down.

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Re: The Magical "37"

Unread post by menardre » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:47 pm

Nice shot .... you have to use your imagination a little to see the 37... but once you see it, it is more obvious.

I like your commentary concerning other 37's.

Something else to ponder....
37x3=111
37x6=222
37x9=333
37x12=444
37x15=555
37x21=777
37x24=888
37x27=999

!!!!

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Re: The Magical "37"

Unread post by menardre » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:48 pm

I forgot

37x18=666
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Re: The Magical "37"

Unread post by AstroGeek » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:35 pm

Cool math, Roger!!

You left out 37 x 18, but eventually added it, cuz the "devil made you do it."
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Re: The Magical "37"

Unread post by NGC7000 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:56 pm

I'm going to leave you two alone. :lol:
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