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What are These Strange Data Spikes in my Catalog Data?

This question has been completely rewritten as I have found a bit more information and been helped enough to hopefully ask this question better. Hi everyone. I am an undergraduate pursuing an honors ...
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Are there some (simple) mathematical models which can simulate the cellular/web structure of the universe?

To visualize the structure of a solar system we have some simple mathematical model: Planets orbiting around a Star in circular motion. If we want to be more precise the circle becomes a ellipse, the ...
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ds9 configuration issue

I'm trying to use DS9 for X-ray image analysis. Before that I have to configure it for use, I need to click on option using web proxy. Beside use internal web browser checkbox there should be another ...
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Tables or software for some astronomical data

Recently I saw a beautiful (but not rare) phenomenon - Jupiter was "directly above" the Moon, that is, they had the same azimuth and a small difference in altitude. I would like to see on ...
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Is this scaling of JWST halo reasonably correct

After thinking about accurately visualizing the size of the Andromeda galaxy I began to wonder about the halo orbit of the James Webb Space Telescope. Using an estimate of 1.5E6 km for halo width and ...
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Where is the Moon for the last five or six days? [duplicate]

The date today is March 18th 2021 Thursday it's 6:00 p.m. I'm in the area of Sarasota-Bradenton Florida. I haven't seen the moon and it's been clear skies for roughly the last five or six nights... I ...
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How to place an observer in a cosmological simulation

Suppose I have a cosmological simulation with points in xyz space at a certain redshift in a cube like this: And I have these for many cubes of different redshifts say from z=0 to z=2. Now I want to ...
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Has this image of the Draco Constellation been altered

Have the stars in this photo of the Draco Constellation been magnified so as to help me see the Draco or not? Also I really like [this image][2] of Orion; if someone knows of a site with a lot of ...
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How to plot celestial equator in galactic coordinates? Why does my plot appear "backwards"? [duplicate]

I'm trying to plot celestial equator in galactic coordinates. Here is my code (based on this answer): ...
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What would Jupiter look like from a Galilean moon?

If I were on a Galilean moon of Jupiter, like Europa or Ganymede, what would the planet look like? (Let's say I'm on a space station that provides atmosphere to make it slightly less unrealistic.) ...
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How to create 3D animation of particles position vs time in python?

I am trying to make a 3-D animation of stars' position vs time. I have the information of the stars' x, y and z co-ordinates over time. I was looking at the example of Matplotlib and did understood ...
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DSO in a 60mm telescope

I am thinking about buying a telescope, but here in Brazil they are very expensive and hard to find where to buy. So, the better telescope I can pay for is a Celestron Powerseeker 60AZ. My main ...
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Are the planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system so close that inhabitants on one planet could see surface details on the other planets?

In a discussion below the Space Exploration question Are there any to-scale diagrams of the TRAPPIST-1 system I was invited to ask a question like this, so I have. Question: Are the planets in the ...
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Does the Sun twinkle?

Does our solar system have enough bodies in orbit to appear to twinkle to another distant solar system viewed from the side? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_asteroid-discovering_observatories ...
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What is the Terra phase?

Does the Moon have a night and day like Earth? When sitting on the Moon and viewing the Earth what does it look like when the Earth goes through phases like the Lunar Phase? How does the sun travel ...
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What would a black hole merger look like?

Ship 1 is out side the black hole. Ship 2 is nearing a black hole. To ship 1 it would appear that ship 2 would be moving slower to the point it would seem like ship 2 stopped moving the closer to the ...
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Are there clouds/clusters of gas in space that have red and blue color adjescent to one another?

In artistic renditions of space scenes, there were stunning depictions of gasses or galaxies with bold red and blue colors immediately adjacent to one another, in contact as water is with oil in a ...
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Device used to measure stellar radii

I remember seeing in a video an instrument that was used to measure a star's radius with nothing more than the light it emitted. The device worked by opening or closing its mechanism in increments, ...
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Is there an alternative (potentially easier to understand) Euler diagram of the new solar system body classification?

note: This question is asking for a representation of the astronomical classification scheme now used for solar system bodies as established (presumably) by the Working Group for Planetary System ...
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Where is the center point for the Supergalactic coordinate system?

I'm trying to build a 3D visualization of the Supergalactic coordinate system and couldn't find any reference to where the center point should be (the Sun, galactic center, the Earth, etc). Also I ...
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