How Long It Will Take To STEEM To Go To The Moon?

in steem •  2 months ago

If you're in the crypto world long enough, you've probably heard the expression "to the moon!". Or, in other contexts, "mooning", as a way to describe the aggressive bull trend of a coin.

But how much it will take to a coin, in our case STEEM, to actually reach the Moon? And how can we find a way to calculate this? What exactly means to go to the Moon?

What Means To Reach The Moon

So, as a nice exercise in the second day of the year, I did some research.

Looks like the distance to the Moon is exactly 384,400 km. A lot, right?

So, what if 1 km would be equal 1 cent? Just so, you know, to have something to compare with.

In this case, I think we can acknowledge STEEM as being on the Moon if the total value of STEEM is 1 cent x 384,400 km, right.

384,400 x 0.01 = 3,844 USD. <- Moon stage

That's the Moon stage of STEEM. Of course, after the Moon comes Mercury, Venus and so on and so forth. But let's stop to the Moon for now.

Houston, We Have Ignition!

I know that seeing STEEM at 3,844 USD seems outrageous now. But just remember that we are trading Bitcoin for $13,000. So, as outrageous as it may be, it's not at all improbable.

As a matter of fact, it's quite plausible, and I'l show you why.

Last year, on January 1st, STEEM was trading at $0.16, or 16 cents. Right now it trades for $6. In one year, STEEM grew 37.5 times.

Now, for STEEM to go from $6 to $3,844, it will need to grow 640 times. Approximately.

Bear with me, please, I'm heading somewhere with these numbers, so if you feel dizzy, just take a breath, a sip of coffee and come back when you're not hyperventilating anymore.

Ok.

Suppose STEEM keeps the same appreciation pattern for this year. Meaning it will appreciate 37.5 times. That means that on January 1st 2019, it will trade for $225.

And if it keeps the same, pace, on January 1st 2020, it will trade for, wait for it, wait for it, breathe.... $8,437!

So, somewhere in between 2018 and 2019, if we keep the same pace, STEEM will reach the Moon.

I'll leave the Mercury calculations, as an exercise, to the more astute of you.

Steem on!

Later edit: please be aware that this post is not even remotely a technical analysis of the price of Steem, but merely some fun calculations. Unreasonable expectations are the root of all problems.


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Calculating "To The Moon"

I expanded on your To The Moon calculation.

That would make me a multi-millionaire... Not bad Dragos, not bad at all!

Hahaha! Your inspiration seems infinite Dragos!!
Good post!

I am looking forward. But I am a girl so I expect steem to go to Venus 😋😋

Love it! This is a very inspiring and also totally logical calculation:)
Only yesterday I participated in a "where will Steem be in one year's time" challenge and my random guess was $7.25. Only a day later I wake up and we're pretty much there, LOL

Wow, @dragosroua, You've got a point...

Last year, on January 1st, STEEM was trading at $0.16, or 16 cents. Right now it trades for $6. In one year, STEEM grew 37.5 times.

Now, for STEEM to go from $6 to $3,844, it will need to grow 640 times. Approximately.

Bear with me, please, I'm heading somewhere with these numbers, so if you feel dizzy, just take a breath, a sip of coffee and come back when you're not hyperventilating anymore.

Ok.

Suppose STEEM keeps the same appreciation pattern for this year. Meaning it will appreciate 37.5 times. That means that on January 1st 2019, it will trade for $225.

And if it keeps the same, pace, on January 1st 2020, it will trade for, wait for it, wait for it, breathe.... $8,437!

Nice post. Shared.

Steem On!

It will surely get there as people are now using it for transfers of fund because of its low charges and fast transaction processing rate compared to bitcoin

hahah I never thought literally the expression of rising to the moon. Very good post :)

The rocket has already taken off.

More people vote up this comment, more the Moon will become the truth of 2018. ;-)

Happy New Year people.

PS: On a serious note, Steem has risen by 78.85% this week alone.

That's one way to look at it. It's hard to know what to expect for even the next month. I'll get my space suit

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'll get my space suit

:)) good reminder!

Let's keep the mojo going (-: peace

Yes the exponential function has interesting properties, as my account increase by 92 steem per month I will be millionaire in 2019, billionaire in 2020 and trillionaire in 2022, but you will still be richer than me ! The worldwide population is also increasing on an exponential way and it is less funny.

I sure do hope Steem skyrockets. Even though I don't have much Steem but oh well. Let's still hope! One of the easiest ways to get into crypto is to use Steem for sure!

its nice goal 3844 $ lets go to the moon :D

STEEM to 3,844 USD ?

Hope your words come true :)

wow great calculations even it reaches half of it we all would be happy and wait for space x to join the party on the moon

Now who will reach moon first space x or steem :D

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That January 2020 predicted number would be insane. There will be many millionaires if that came true. Not saying it can't as anything can happen in the world of crypto. Thanks.

Then 3844000 $ in my account....that sounds amazing man....hope it true

Enjoyed your take on it , of course you also get Drive By Mooning which is a whole different field, probably not as profitable unless you're a Movie Star!

It would be amazing if that actually happened,but i don't think that's how things work in the crypto world.Not trying to be a pessimist and for sure don't consider myself a crypto expert.But the thing I have learned so far from the crypto world is that all the crypto coins are highly unpredictable and they should not be examinated in a linear type of growth.

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all the crypto coins are highly unpredictable and they should not be examinated in a linear type of growth.

absolutely, it's just having some fun around the "to the moon" expression :)

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Since the distance between mercury and earth is 77 million kilometers, Steem will get to mercury at $770,000. So if it increases by X35 per annum in a compounded way, and taking my calculation from year 2020. It will get mercury before 2022, that is for years from now.

What da fuck!!!

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then this is for you!!! Happy new year !!

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Highly unpredictable, yet still possible to predict ;-)
Steem on, Steemit!!

I think steem's price will go the other direction: Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and of course...Uranus :))))).... I'll show myself out now

We are all sitting on this rocket! :)

Everybody is getting all hyped up.
I hope next week isn't a big disappointment.

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You mean if STEEM crashes hard? It's all part of the game, obviously. At these volumes ( > $100 mil) it will be a hell of crash, that's true.

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This is very intresting calculation and that term Moon Stage seems perefctly alright for steem as it is on fire right now and none can stop it now to reach there $3844.
Take it easy i was just imagening it :-D @dragos

I'd be overwhelmed to see it at $10, seeing STEEM at 3k USD would give me a heart attack!

Moon.jpg

I made this image last night to capture where we all can be a few years from now if we only HODL consistently and continue adding value to systems like Steem.

Happy New Year.

I love the way you think! ;)

By the way brother @retiredinsamar pointed out your "steemsupply" page and it is totally awesome! I just wanted to say thank you and ask if I may recognize it in a small post to bring it to the attention of my followers at some point in the future?

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Thank you for your nice words and feel free to review it!

I'll plan a trip to moon with this money then :P

Hey Salam Published at the top of the tender Thank you for your participation

I love your analysis of the possibility of it reaching over $8000 by January. I know chances seem slim about it going THAT fast up, but its always fun to dream lol.

wow you have very nicely explained that :)

Am sure it wont be long with more adoption of steem

Go for it... thanks for this post, I'm new steemit user.. I research deeply all this terms relation to this world! I will follow u! really helpful!!

what a fun calculation! I hope I live to see that happen :)

What I invested my life savings based on your analysis and now you're saying it's just a joke!

I guess now I see what it must like to be Charlie Lee.

This is a great analysis and highly likely.

its on its way : )

That ´s sounds very good XD. I will share this article and we can then see how successful you were in the forecast. Good job ,-)

very nice sharing about steem ı sure steem is raise to the moon :))