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Why don't they put more spare gyroscopes in expensive space telescopes?

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How is dark matter distributed within our solar system?

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How quickly would these changes happen if the moon were to suddenly disappear?

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Orbit equation solver giving wrong orbits

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What is the "handful of observations of close fast moving objects that (Hubble) can't actually track anymore" due to the new one-gyro operation?

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What is DESI's spatial resolution?

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Someone explain how a naked singularity is possible

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Mathematical modeling of the influence of components of the interstellar medium on the distortion of the wavefront of the observed object

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How can a planet's perihelion be raised during migration?

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How hard or soft is the Hubble's "science floor" due to atmospheric torque? Do some kinds of observations have lower floors than others?

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Flowchart of the pipeline of key processes for modeling wavefront distortion of astronomical objects: ground-based observation case

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What would happen to the sky colour if SO2 made up 95% of the atmosphere?

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Using SExtractor for JWST data

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Could mars become volcanically active if it is pulled into a highly eccentric orbit

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Is there any consistent way to roughly estimate the appearance of a planet based on its data?

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Celestron X-Cel Barlow 2x magnification or Celestron X-Cel LX eyepiece 5 mm for 250P Dobsonian Sky-Watcher Telescope

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calculating the color of a galaxy and making the k correction

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Hello, yesterday night i identified 4 moving and later joining together objects in the sky. I did Film it too. What can be those possibly be?

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Do jets from gamma ray bursters and quasars cause gas clouds to collapse just as supernovae are postulated to do?


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