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Q&A Centripetal Burn in Orbit

1 answer  ·  posted 12mo ago by Josh Hyatt‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Inverse orbital direction

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zavael‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by HDE 226868‭

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

4 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by user76027‭  ·  last activity over 1 year 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 almost 2 years ago by Zjerzy‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Zjerzy‭

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Q&A Binary Star System Build - Alpha Centauri

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

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

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

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Q&A If Earth had a sideways axial tilt (like Uranus), would Earth still have tornadoes?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by user6760‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by user6760‭

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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 almost 2 years ago by Double_S‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Double_S‭

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Q&A Are Orbital Rings feasible to construct in another star system?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by user72655‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by user72655‭

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Q&A Binary planets that are not tidally locked

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

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

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by DiagonalCorgi‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by DiagonalCorgi‭

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

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

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

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

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Q&A Habitable Planet with Highly Eliptical Orbit

12 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by WillRoss1‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by WillRoss1‭

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Q&A The Nightfall / Kalgash System

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Trish‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Trish‭

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Q&A What if Jupiter and Mars swapped orbits?

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

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

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

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

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

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

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by WillRoss1‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by WillRoss1‭

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Q&A Is it safe to orbit HDE 226868?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by HDE 226868‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by HDE 226868‭

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Q&A Is this planet-moon system possible?

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Hunt Castle‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Hunt Castle‭

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

3 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Jazzylee‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Jazzylee‭

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Q&A Navigation on a planet with an eccentric orbit

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by John Lewis‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by John Lewis‭

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Q&A Feasibility of extra-lunar capture

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Darius Arcturus‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Darius Arcturus‭

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Q&A If the Moon Titan Orbits Earth

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by JohnWDailey‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by JohnWDailey‭

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Q&A Binary World Mechanics

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Darius Arcturus‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Darius Arcturus‭

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