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programmer, system administrator, problem solver; casual mountain-bike cyclist, avid reader, student of Aikido


Jul
22
reviewed No Action Needed Can the asteroid belt be seen from Jupiter?
Jul
17
revised How were the designations of “North” and “South” applied to the hemispheres of Mars?
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Jul
17
comment How were the designations of “North” and “South” applied to the hemispheres of Mars?
...but your actual question is about Mars. I won't steal your answer/reasearch, but thanks. :)
Jul
16
comment How were the designations of “North” and “South” applied to the hemispheres of Mars?
...then my answer is completely wrong. Write your comments up as an answer so I can delete my answer.
Jul
16
comment How were the designations of “North” and “South” applied to the hemispheres of Mars?
I also tried to find a better link on the IAU web site, but didn't find anything better. There's probably an official document that says exactly how they do it.
Jul
16
answered How were the designations of “North” and “South” applied to the hemispheres of Mars?
Jun
5
comment If Mars orbited the Earth how distant would it have to be to cause the same tides?
...went that far, should finish with cube-root-of-3 is about 1.44. Or about 1.5 times the current moon's distance.
May
22
awarded  Custodian
May
22
reviewed No Action Needed Instrument aperture sizes on Hubble Telescope
May
21
answered Where is a Hollow Object's Center of Gravity?
Nov
1
comment Amateur observing targets for binary star systems?
True binaries would be better.
Oct
16
answered What do shape of universe mean?
Oct
15
answered How do I calculate the inclination of an object with an amateur telescope?
Oct
9
awarded  Enlightened
Oct
9
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
25
awarded  Nice Question
Sep
25
comment Amateur observing targets for binary star systems?
...i'm not looking for a list, nor resourses. Looking for two targets, one binocularable one small scope, and it would be great to have a summer/winter option.
Sep
24
awarded  Teacher
Sep
24
revised Could someone explain RA/dec in simple terms?
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Sep
24
awarded  Supporter