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Questions regarding the physical dimensions of a celestial object.
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Questions about computer programs that assist modeling and observing the dynamics of astronomy.
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Questions regarding telescopes in orbit around Earth, such as the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Questions regarding neutron stars which emit regular pulses of electromagnetic radiation.
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Questions about reflecting telescopes using a concave primary mirror and a flat diagonal secondary mirror.
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Questions about the processes, theories and evidence for the formation of planetary bodies.
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Questions about the parameters needed to specify the characteristics of an orbit.
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Questions related to techniques and equipment related to amateur to professional astronomical photography.
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Questions regarding gravitationally bound systems of hundreds to thousands of galaxies as well as interactions between such systems.
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Questions regarding the bending of light by mass or energy.
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Questions about the water molecule (composed of two atoms of hydrodgen and one atom of oxygen) and its detection in celestial objects.
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Questions involving a star along with all celestial material in its sphere of influence.
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Questions regarding bodies smaller than planets but larger than other bodies, that do not meet at least one of the IAU's criteria for being a planet.
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Questions about spacecraft journeying to other stellar systems.
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Questions about rings of debris that encircle the equatorial regions of some planets.
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A collection of ionized gases and dust in interstellar space
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Questions regarding the large "cloud" of small bodies that forms a sphere around the solar system.
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Questions regarding Albert Einstein's theory that posits, among other things, the equivalence of mass and energy.
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Questions regarding two objects colliding into each other with considerable force.
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Questions about the "Goldilocks Zone" around a parent star where conditions are just right for the potential of life developing.
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an object that orbits another object. In space, satellites may be made by man, or they may be natural. Most man-made satellites also orbit the Earth, but some orbit other planets, such …
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Questions regarding the material at or near the center of an astronomical object.
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Questions regarding disks of gas, dust, and plasma around a central object, such as a black hole, which takes in the matter.
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Questions about the observed frequency range of the electromagnetic radiation of a celestrial object.
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Questions about the outermost layer of a body.
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Questions regarding one or more stars and the objects they locally interact with, including each other.
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Questions about observations performed without the aid of any optical instrument.
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Questions regarding the movement of an object at a given speed and direction, often related to the concepts of orbital velocity and escape velocity.
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Questions regarding the theory of gravity as proposed by Newton, in which the force of gravity depends only on the mass of bodies, a constant, and the distance between them, and depends on one equatio…