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43 votes

What ground-based observational evidence is there that the Moon doesn't have an atmosphere?

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Does a meteor's direction change between country or latitude?

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Can Pluto be seen with the naked eye from Neptune when Pluto and Neptune are closest?

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What's the difference between an exoplanetary transit and eclipse?

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What rotational speed would Mercury need to have to achieve a temperature comfortable for humans

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Can one see a black hole?

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During solar eclipses on Jupiter, can the moon(s)' shadow(s) on the surface be seen from Earth with a telescope?

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Can a satellite stay in one place but not above equator?

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How to be an astrophysicist?

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Can we change Earth's orbit with modern technology?

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Was this an astronomical phenomenon observed in 1689?

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Can we visually perceive exoplanet transits with amateur telescopes?

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How is the star 'Spica' pronounced?

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Why aren't there any images of Sun-orbiting bodies by Spitzer?

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How is an exoplanet characterised as "Earth-Like"?

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What is the mnemonic reason behind b being galactic latitude? (in the Galactic Coordinates frame)

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Semi major axis of an hyperbolic orbit

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How can a black hole have a charge, or be charged?

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Why can't we see Saturn's phases from earth?

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If we could fly off edge of observable universe what would happen?

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What are those stars that cross the galactic center?

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How do comets' nuclei stick together?

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Why is Mercury's Density So Low?

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What does "unremarkable transverse peculiar velocity" mean exactly, and how is it calculated here?

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What is the definition of a "pole" of a celestial body?

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What would Jupiter look like from a Galilean moon?

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How do I say the luminosity class aloud?

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Is looking through a telescope to do astronomy a thing of the past?

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Why can space telescopes see through a planetary nebula?

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How big is the galactic magnetic field in the solar system and how can we measure it?

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