Questions involving basic astronomical concepts or information.

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Coordinates of the Moon

How does one compute the right ascension and declination of the Moon at a given time (or for that matter, the altitude and azimuth)?
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What significance does coincidence or luck have in astronomy?

Astronomy is basically about looking around, and what happens to be there is very important for what we are able to discover. To what degree is astronomy shaped by coincidences in our neighborhood? ...