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Aug
13
comment Southern hemisphere is short of radio telescopes?
This question seems to be unclear and that is creating an undue number of comments. I have put it on hold for now, but if someone would care to clear up the wording, I'll be happy to reopen it.
Aug
5
comment What would Earthlike planets bigger than Earth with <10 m/s^2 gravity and complex life be like?
This might be a better question of Worldbuilding (worldbuilding.stackexchange.com). Would you like me to migrate it there?
Jul
4
reviewed Leave Open Stability of solar system
Jul
4
comment Stability of solar system
Normally, I would agree that the question is not sufficiently clear. However, since there is an answer that the user is happy with, somebody obviously understood what was asked. @2000 - if you wouldn't mind, could you please edit the question to add in the details you added in your comment.
Jun
26
revised Are space telescopes completely out of the earth's atmosphere?
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Jun
26
revised Are space telescopes completely out of the earth's atmosphere?
added 6 characters in body; edited title
Jun
25
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Jun
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
24
comment Is “Main Sequence” a temporal sequence?
@RobJeffries Yes. Duh.
Jun
24
revised Is “Main Sequence” a temporal sequence?
clarification of "size"
Jun
24
answered Is “Main Sequence” a temporal sequence?
Jun
24
revised How does gravity interact with a photon?
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May
26
answered What must/do astronomers reveal beyond their academic papers?
May
10
comment How far apart is the dust in the Sombrero Galaxy's dust lane?
It does answer part of the question. Partial answers are acceptible.
Apr
21
comment What's the difference between grism and grating?
They disperse light with different dispersion functions, allowing astronomers to see different spectral features.
Apr
17
comment If we built one hundred 3m telescopes and point them to a single star what would be the final resolution?
Wikipedia has some good articles that talk about the issues (such as en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomical_interferometer ). I think the main things are the incredible precision required and how the number of mirrors involved cause significant attenuation of the signal, severely limiting which objects that can be imaged in this way.
Apr
17
comment If we built one hundred 3m telescopes and point them to a single star what would be the final resolution?
@user6760 That's the key to the answer, just write it up with some explanation and post it as an answer. Don't forget to explain how the "aperture" is determined for interferometry telescopes and the difficulties in using optical interferometry.
Apr
8
reviewed Leave Open How do we know the universe's expansion is speeding up?
Mar
28
comment Can our Sun become a black hole
A large part of this answer has nothing to do with the question, could you please clean it up and add relevant detail.
Mar
26
revised Do we still use the term “astronomical unit” nowadays?
basic spelling/grammar/punctuation cleanup