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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 ...