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

23 votes
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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?

12 votes

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

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

9 votes

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

8 votes

Why is Neptune a darker blue than Uranus?

8 votes
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What's the temperature of Pluto's core?

8 votes

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

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
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How does one find out how often planets align?

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

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

4 votes
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What causes the strong winds on Uranus?

3 votes

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

3 votes
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What is the farthest reported distance from observer from which a solar system body has occulted a star?

3 votes
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How long do thunderstorms on Venus last?

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

3 votes
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Where can I find a list of retrograde Milky Way stars?

3 votes

What is the highest resolution image of the moon taken from Earth's surface?

3 votes
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Why does the factor of $\frac{1}{4}$ appear in this equation?

3 votes

Moons with synchronous rotation in our solar system

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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?

2 votes

Does Saturn raise tides on Titan's lakes?

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Are there actual asteroids in the Oort cloud?

2 votes

Does a lunar occultation of Mars happen twice a year?