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The natural state for moons

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Why is it the natural state for moons to be tidally locked with their parent planet? With only a few exceptions planets moons always have the same side facing the planet. The craziest exception is the Pluto system with planets/moons in orbital resonance but also with the moons having rotational chaos, apart from Pluto/Charon which …

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The celestial harmony

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Immanuel Velikovsky, in his Worlds in Collision book, asks questions: If everything in our solar system has always been like Netwonian clockwork, so harmonious? Was our solar system always basically the same? Why are the planets and moons physical properties so different? The celestial harmony is composed of bodies different in size, different in form, …

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Is Saturn a star?

Was Saturn a star failed brown dwarf

Is Saturn a star? Was Saturn a star? The same for Jupiter? Was it previously a brown dwarf star? Could it be a variation of a sub brown dwarf? Ultra cool brown dwarf stars have a temperature of between 300-500 Kelvin. That is between 30 centigrade (30 degrees above freezing water, a lovely summers day) …

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Pluto: icy or rocky surface?

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Is Pluto’s surface rocky or icy? Does it have an icy surface because of its atmosphere that has been observed? Or has science actually measured its surface and that is the result? Is the dwarf planet Pluto an icy planet as that is what planet formation theory suggests it has to or should have? Pluto’s …

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