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Which of the blocked radiation windows will (mostly) open if one where to observe from the surface of Mars, instead of the Earth?

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What stops terrestrial planets from becoming watery gas giants with water vapour atmospheres?

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Why are there gaps in the size distribution of solar system moons?

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About the formation of ice giants and gas giants

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How dark are eclipses of Jupiter's moon by the planet?

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How often and for what reasons does Hubble use two different instruments at the same time?

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HD numbers according to the positions

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How did this artefact end up in the SIMBAD sky map?

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For what aspects of cosmology research can a software engineer contribute?

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What exactly did ALMA observe at 20 AU from the "Mega Comet Arriving From the Oort Cloud" that will pass in 2031?

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Why aren't concentrated solar power plants use for astronomical observations of some type?

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When using adaptive optics, what is the shortest timescale of atmospheric changes in refractive index that astronomers have to deal with?

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Do point spread functions from large single telescopes using adaptive optics still look like Airy functions for narrow-band filters?

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Why is Neptune a darker blue than Uranus?

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What will happen when landing on Jupiter?

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What if Earth’s moon started rotating?

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How to calculate the limb darkening $\mu$ value

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Which JWST instrument modes are compatible with observations of the bright trans-Earth planets Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn? Which aren't?

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Are the planets Mercury, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune losing mass?

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Trouble Seeing Distant Planets Such as Jupiter and Uranus

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What is the maximum latitude from which a satellite in a geostationary orbit around Saturn would be visible to an observer on the planet?

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Can you distinguish a transit from an eclipse when observing Galilean moons?

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How to compute a Flux through a filter using SYNPHOT in Python

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Is possible to identify the Lagrange L2 point in the sky from the earth?

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How did Parker Solar Probe take what looks like 2D cross-sections of the solar wind in photographs; high contrast streaks in focus from volume effect?

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Can Jupiter's rings be seen with the naked eye by an astronaut nearby? How difficult would it be?

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Can Jupiter's rings be seen with the naked eye by an astronaut nearby? How difficult would it be?

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What telescopes used 1000+ pixel Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors (MKIDs) for multispectral, single photon counting (time + energy of photons)?

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

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Star and Planet temperature relationship