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Questions regarding an event where the Earth goes between the Sun and the Moon and casts a shadow on the Moon.
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Questions about spacecraft journeying to other stellar systems.
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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 specific terms, names, or naming conventions.
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Questions regarding how bright an object appears to be.
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Questions regarding the material at or near the center of an astronomical object.
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Questions regarding the inner portion of a galaxy; in the Milky Way, this is the area around Sagittarius A*.
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Questions about the simplest and most abundant element in the Universe.
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Questions on any of the 5 locations where a small object can maintain a stable orbital configuration with respect to two co-orbiting larger bodies.
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Questions about the NASA space observatory famous for finding potentially habitable exoplanets. Do not use this tag for questions about Johannes Kepler.
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Questions about planets that do not orbit around a star. These planets travel through space.
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a disk-shaped belt of icy debris orbiting in the outer solar system, lying beyond the orbit of Neptune and extending to a distance of about 50 astronomical units, containing thousan…
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Questions regarding the large-scale change of orbits over time, as in the Nice Model.
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Questions related to earth processes or related processes and principles.
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Questions regarding grouping objects together based on one or more shared property.
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The corresponding particles of opposite charge to the particles of conventional matter (e.g. the positron is the antiparticle of the electron)
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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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Stellar dynamics describe the branch of astronomy that studies the regularities in the motions of stars in gravitational fields of a stellar systems, as well as the evolution of stellar systems.
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Questions regarding Neptune, the 8th and furthest major planet orbiting Earth's sun.
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Questions regarding the process of assigning an identifying set of characters to an astronomical object.
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Questions regarding a manmade object sent to explore space and celestial objects.
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Questions about quasi-stellar radio sources, active galactic nuclei that are far away and quite old.
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Questions about the gas that lays between stars in galaxies.
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Questions regarding undesired brightening of the night sky inhibiting observation of astronomical objects.