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32 votes
4 answers
3k views

What will succeed the Arecibo Observatory?

21 votes
2 answers
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How hard is it to find the Sun's "sisters?"

16 votes
2 answers
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How distorted will our galaxy be if we are viewing it from several thousand light years away?

12 votes
1 answer
914 views

How close to escape velocity are most Oort-cloud comets?

11 votes
2 answers
1k views

Is there an O1 or O0 star?

8 votes
1 answer
591 views

If the fifth gas giant in the early Solar System was completely ejected, where would it be now?

8 votes
2 answers
778 views

At what point are orbital resonances no longer "ordered" but "chaotic?"

8 votes
2 answers
937 views

Does the barycenter of an n-body system remain constant during collisions?

7 votes
2 answers
700 views

What is the difference between barycentric-centered and heliocentric-centered coordinates?

7 votes
1 answer
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Asteroids in polar orbits?

7 votes
1 answer
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Exactly how long does it take for the exposed core of a star to cool from its starting temperature (several billion K) to ~50,000 K?

6 votes
1 answer
695 views

Why are relativistic jets perpendicular to the accretion disk?

6 votes
1 answer
397 views

At high temperatures, do planets glow like blackbodies?

6 votes
1 answer
135 views

How could a captured asteroid enter a circularized orbit?

6 votes
3 answers
2k views

N-body simulation still losing precision despite using arbitrary-precision arithmetic and symplectic integrator

5 votes
0 answers
64 views

Type Ia supernova by fallback?

5 votes
1 answer
212 views

Lagrange points for bodies in elliptical orbits?

5 votes
1 answer
257 views

Why is it that lithium and deuterium are burned before hydrogen?

5 votes
3 answers
983 views

Were there any images of Sanduleak -69 202 (progenitor of SN1987A) before it exploded?

5 votes
1 answer
406 views

If two stars collide, what is the probability that they merge to form a single star?

5 votes
1 answer
653 views

How do we know that 2MASS J0523-1403 is a red dwarf?

5 votes
1 answer
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Is a double quasi-binary system valid?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is the distance from Alpha Centauri to Barnard's Star?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the RGB curve for blackbodies?

5 votes
2 answers
154 views

Why do Jupiter impact events look dark brown?

4 votes
1 answer
480 views

Are the sub-spectral types (1,...9) based on temperature or spectral lines?

4 votes
4 answers
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What spectral type of star has an absolute magnitude of exactly 0?

4 votes
1 answer
66 views

Why is WISE J0521+1025's distance so uncertain?

4 votes
5 answers
344 views

If an orbit is shifting due to orbital precession, is it still a Keplerian orbit?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

What is the length of time for each fusion process in a massive star?