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What are the astronomical predictions for the year 2009? Regarding climate changes and the orbital position of planets.
Question Date: 2009-01-13
Answer 1:

Meteors entering the Earth's atmosphere can be seen in advance and these meteors do have the capability of altering the climate very slightly by adding dust to the atmosphere. However, the exact amount of dust that is released into the atmosphere and exactly how that dust will affect the climate (it does so by blocking the sun's rays from reaching the Earth's surface) cannot be predicted.

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