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Q&A Centripetal Burn in Orbit

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Josh Hyatt‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Inverse orbital direction

2 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Zavael‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by HDE 226868‭

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Q&A Earth-sized Moon with Host Planet launched from Star System

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by user76027‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by user76027‭

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Q&A I want ten Earth-years long day on my planet. Can I have it?

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Zjerzy‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Zjerzy‭

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Q&A Binary Star System Build - Alpha Centauri

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by user72655‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by user72655‭

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Q&A Could co-orbital planets also be double planets?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Axion‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Axion‭

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Q&A What kind of lunar orbit would cause a total solar eclipse to happen once a day?

7 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Double_S‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Double_S‭

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Q&A Binary planets that are not tidally locked

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by user72655‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by user72655‭

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Q&A Gravity/Ecosystem on a peanut-shaped planet?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by DiagonalCorgi‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by DiagonalCorgi‭

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Q&A Would it be more efficient to build fleets in orbit?

9 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by user6760‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by user6760‭

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Q&A Can a moon orbit a planet's southern pole?

10 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by mrkv12‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by mrkv12‭

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Q&A How Would These Planets Affect Earth's Eccentricity?

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by JohnWDailey‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by JohnWDailey‭

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Q&A Habitable Planet with Highly Eliptical Orbit

12 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by WillRoss1‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by WillRoss1‭

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Q&A The Nightfall / Kalgash System

1 answer  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Trish‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Trish‭

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Q&A What if Jupiter and Mars swapped orbits?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by mico villena‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by mico villena‭

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Q&A Would tidal acceleration mean doom for this system?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Axion‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Axion‭

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Q&A What size asteroid is needed to move the Sun?

9 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by Gerwin‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Gerwin‭

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Q&A Could some natural process on a moon do enough stationkeeping to sustain an impossible orbit?

4 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by SRM‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by SRM‭

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Q&A What did the night sky look like 63 million years ago?

3 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by fluffy‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by fluffy‭

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Q&A A supermassive black hole is coming our way. When's the latest that we would notice?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by bantu‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by bantu‭

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Q&A What kind of event, if any, would knock the moon off its orbit, without destroying it?

9 answers  ·  posted almost 8 years ago by guido‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by guido‭

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Q&A Habitable Planet in the L2 Lagrange Point of a Hot Jupiter

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by WillRoss1‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by WillRoss1‭

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Q&A Space elevator off Europa without running into a nearby moon?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by levininja‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by levininja‭

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Q&A Is it safe to orbit HDE 226868?

5 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by HDE 226868‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by HDE 226868‭

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Q&A The major effects on the habitability of exomoons orbiting this Brown Dwarf

2 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Axion‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Axion‭

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Q&A General effects (and narrative practicality) of a moon with an extreme elliptic orbit

1 answer  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Tommy‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Tommy‭

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Q&A Can two moons have intersecting orbits yet be guaranteed not to collide?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Frank Harris‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Frank Harris‭

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Q&A Is this planet-moon system possible?

4 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Hunt Castle‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Hunt Castle‭

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Q&A Duplicate Earth and Moon, where should I put it?

3 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Jazzylee‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Jazzylee‭

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Q&A Are elliptical rings feasible?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Greenie E. - Reinstate Monica‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Greenie E. - Reinstate Monica‭

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Q&A Navigation on a planet with an eccentric orbit

2 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by John Lewis‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by John Lewis‭

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Q&A Feasibility of extra-lunar capture

2 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Darius Arcturus‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Darius Arcturus‭

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Q&A If the Moon Titan Orbits Earth

1 answer  ·  posted over 6 years ago by JohnWDailey‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by JohnWDailey‭

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Q&A Binary World Mechanics

2 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Darius Arcturus‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Darius Arcturus‭

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Q&A What star can give an earth-like planet a 1-day year?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Vogon Poet‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Vogon Poet‭

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