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Nilay Ghosh
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Why was there a gap in the number of asteroid detections between 1807 and 1845?

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If Theia really crashed into Earth, did it impact Earth's axial tilt?

20 votes

Is Jupiter's Red Spot "locked in place" or does it move around?

17 votes

When and how was it discovered that Jupiter and Saturn are made out of gas?

12 votes

On Mars, why are the seasons "strongly amplified" in the southern hemisphere and masked in the northern hemisphere?

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How fast is Neptune getting brighter? When was was this first noticed and reported?

11 votes

Was Galileo expecting to see so many stars?

10 votes

Which kind of celestial body killed dinosaurs?

10 votes

Why is Neptune a darker blue than Uranus?

9 votes

What is k2, how does it relate to Io's volcanism and how can Juno constrain its value?

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Why are sometimes the brightest star of a constellation not named alpha?

8 votes

What is this 877-year cycle in the orbits of Jupiter & Saturn, and this multimillion-year cycle in the lunar orbit?

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What's the temperature of Pluto's core?

7 votes

Why is the Great Red Spot shrinking?

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How is the height of the Great Red Spot measured?

6 votes

Could more objects from the Oort cloud with highly elliptical orbits be discovered in the future?

6 votes

Why do some supermassive black holes have a * in their name?

5 votes

Could an object enter or leave the vicinity of the Earth without being detected?

5 votes

Why is Uranus called a "green planet"?

5 votes
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Did the Moon have a substantial atmosphere in the past?

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How does one find out how often planets align?

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What other hints of possible life in Venusian atmosphere have we dismissed?

4 votes

Is dust the only reason why the Martian sky is so bright?

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What causes the strong winds on Uranus?

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How long do thunderstorms on Venus last?

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Does lightning on Venus affect the chemical composition of the clouds?

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What is the concentration of molecular oxygen in the Martian atmosphere?

4 votes

How much cosmic dust is there in the asteroid belt?

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Planetary tails: How many have we observed yet?

3 votes

If planets are ellipsoids why don't we have 3 diameters?