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Mike G
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What's the map on Sheldon & Leonard's refrigerator of?

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Why is the sun not directly overhead at noon on the March equinox at N 0° 0' 0.00" E 0° 0' 0.00"?

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Does anything orbit the Sun faster than Mercury?

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On the consistency of different well-polished astronomy software

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Are stars near the ecliptic the only stars from which Earth would appear to transit the Sun?

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Has anyone back-calculated previous close encounters between the Apophis asteroid and Earth?

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What did I photograph?

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Is it possible that the shadow of The Moon is a single dot during solar eclipse?

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How do you call it when two celestial bodies come as close to each other as they will in their current orbits?

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If the solar system is nearly flat, then why don't all the planets appear to lie on the same axis when viewed from earth?

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Can the Moon eclipse Venus?

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What is the bright orange star?

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Will Asteroid (2021 LD6) be visible to the naked eye?

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How early could we detect an asteroid the size of the one that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs?

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Shouldn't this cause a fire?

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Hypothetically, would we be able to see the moon from Saturn's North Pole?

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Help understanding this unsettling image of Titan, Epimetheus, and Saturn's rings?

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Solar Analemma - but with a star instead

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Daylight Time Expansion

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Can I leave a planet without achieving escape velocity?

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Where are Modern Constellation lines defined?

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Why were two galaxies named "The Sagittarius Galaxy"? Is this common?

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What is the highest angle the moon ever makes above the horizon at the North Pole?

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Why do transits of Earth across the Sun seen from Mars follow a pattern of occurring after 26, 79 then 100 years?

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Get a table of Moon phase angle per day

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Sorting out Julian Day, Julian Date, Julian Day number, Julian Day Calendar, and Julian Day Table

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Why is there no concavity in the orbit of the moon around the Sun?

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It's 12 June 2023, almost 11 PM... location: Chitral, KPK, Pakistan. What constellations, celestial objects can you identify in this picture. Help

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What do the calendar rounds in Tomás Filsingers "Map of the Universe 2.000" mean?

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analemma for a specified lat/long at a specific time of day?

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