Tag: atmosphere

47 Why is moon light not the same color as sunlight? 2018-06-27T15:10:42.440

41 Why has Venus's atmosphere not been stripped away by solar wind? 2013-10-14T14:30:22.200

33 Why doesn't the moon twinkle? 2016-03-09T09:27:18.143

29 How could a hobbyist astronomer determine apparent magnitude of a star? 2013-09-27T18:08:36.317

29 Can a tectonically inactive planet retain a long-term atmosphere? 2016-10-04T07:42:23.763

21 Why can't moon light (reflected sun light) turn the sky blue? 2016-03-10T08:01:49.427

18 How are the compositional components of exoplanet atmospheres differentiated? 2013-09-24T18:53:25.647

17 Why did Venus not lose its atmosphere without magnetic field? 2015-03-18T16:41:06.790

15 Does the Moon have any oxygen in its atmosphere? 2013-09-28T00:32:36.837

15 Loss of atmosphere on Mars 2013-10-19T21:37:06.343

15 How does Titan maintain the atmosphere 2014-12-23T12:52:32.200

14 Does Ceres have an exosphere similar to the Moon? 2013-11-08T12:33:12.823

14 How can clouds form in Jupiter's atmosphere of Hydrogen and Helium? 2016-11-28T18:06:07.763

13 How much clearer are stars in earths orbit? 2016-10-13T14:44:14.933

13 Terrestrial Exoplanet Skies – I've Built a Visual Sky Chart. Is it Accurate? 2017-12-18T16:00:14.760

12 What is the current accepted theory as to why Titan has retained its atmosphere? 2013-12-07T20:20:57.020

12 Is Earth unique in its fairly clear atmosphere? 2015-11-17T18:36:37.307

12 How can neutron stars have gaseous atmospheres? 2016-05-24T12:32:11.730

12 What does forward modeling mean? 2017-01-09T20:04:44.847

10 Why are Saturn bands much fainter than Jupiter's? 2016-07-12T15:38:36.930

9 Why is twilight longer in summer than winter and shortest at the equinox 2014-05-11T11:28:11.923

9 Why argon instead of another noble gas? 2016-02-02T23:52:39.193

9 What is the projected range of the JWST to be able to detect exoplanet atmospheres? 2016-07-19T19:55:22.553

8 Could the earth's atmosphere have been partially stripped by a passing rogue planet? 2014-01-11T16:45:29.157

8 Is it accurate to compare comets to clouds and rain? 2015-06-12T17:18:38.013

8 Oldest Reference to Astronomical Seeing 2016-01-26T06:11:57.010

7 Why did the Chelyabinsk meteor explode? 2013-09-30T19:17:31.503

6 Can we find out whether early Venus was Earth-like or not? 2014-05-06T07:55:21.260

6 Why do some celestial bodies have atmospheres, and not others? 2014-08-19T01:56:37.943

6 How can you determine the initial volume of a planet's atmosphere? 2015-03-27T07:50:50.633

6 What are the conditions for an ionosphere to form? 2016-04-14T08:37:38.717

6 Can you see city lights on the Moon from Earth? 2016-04-22T06:53:02.317

6 Helium in terrestrial planet atmospheres? 2017-06-04T16:35:00.213

6 How deep in Mars would a person not need insulation and pressure? 2018-08-07T02:58:11.340

6 Mars vs Venus: the retention of atmospheres in relationship to Earth 2018-11-10T16:55:19.837

5 How can satellites be safe in the atmosphere when there are so many asteroids coming in? 2014-01-08T13:46:50.040

5 Does the earth's atmosphere act as a spherical lens and refract light from space? 2014-04-22T13:47:25.673

5 How many stars can be seen naked eye from outside the atmosphere? How dense is the "sky" from there? 2014-12-04T16:56:11.380

5 Equation for solar radiation at a given latitude on a given exoplanet? 2015-08-03T17:59:53.790

5 Oxygen in a methane atmosphere akin to methane in oxygen atmosphere? 2016-03-01T03:28:27.177

5 At what depth on Mars would the atmosphere have equal pressure of that on Earth? 2016-05-14T01:09:29.410

5 Is there a consensus as to where terrrestrial planet atmospheres in our solar system came from? 2016-10-15T16:52:22.717

5 Is the wind's intensity on Mars similar to Earth? 2016-11-23T13:40:09.073

5 What causes the abundance of dust to 'float' in the thin lunar atmosphere? 2017-01-10T03:07:57.790

5 Say we were to bring Titan to Earth's orbit. How much would its atmospheric pressure change? 2018-06-24T23:21:22.537

5 Does Pluto's atmosphere collapse? 2018-07-13T22:12:38.043

5 Why do stars twinkle but planets don't 2018-11-05T17:43:16.080

5 How does gravity affect pressure under water? 2018-11-28T21:18:47.413

4 Why do objects burn when they enter earth's atmosphere? 2014-02-17T12:07:56.687

4 Energetics of Titans Tholin haze 2014-10-30T11:05:28.733

4 How do or could radio telescopes contribute to exoplanet studies? 2015-01-10T11:15:50.767

4 What are the cloud-like blobs in the Martian southern hemisphere? 2015-02-28T23:57:40.137

4 Gravitational pull needed to keep a gas in atmosphere 2015-03-25T06:13:43.070

4 Could spy satellites use laser guide stars (for adaptive optics)? 2015-08-01T10:55:30.530

4 What causes the aurora of other planets to have different colors? 2015-08-28T19:35:43.743

4 mountains higher than atmosphere 2015-10-19T21:36:39.530

4 How does the dense atmosphere of Venus affect the planet's rotation? 2016-12-19T00:46:37.393

3 If the moon still had a magnetic field how long would have been possible to keep an atmosphere? 2014-04-26T23:05:28.680

3 Would a high albedo reflective substance cool down Venus? 2014-07-10T11:25:43.490

3 Are there many faint meteors that are too faint to see with the naked eye? 2014-11-18T21:19:12.700

3 Would a human body float in the dense atmosphere of Venus? 2015-04-22T23:04:27.713

3 What is the air pressure in the heliosphere (Sun's atmosphere)? 2015-07-03T23:00:45.973

3 How do solar winds affect the atmospheric composition and density of planets? 2016-03-05T16:36:56.900

3 Does the summit of a small mountain offer better seeing? 2016-06-09T12:35:55.770

3 Terminology: planet plus atmosphere vs planet and atmosphere as separate things 2016-09-10T08:20:03.627

3 Can lunar atmospheric density, as it exists today, increase naturally? 2017-01-08T18:14:15.320

3 Where does the CO2 in Mars atmosphere come from? 2017-09-27T15:44:42.243

3 Is it thought that the majority of Earth size or larger terrrestrial planets have retained most of their original atmospheres? 2017-10-22T22:40:47.950

3 Do the gases in the Earth's atmosphere affect the color of a lunar eclipse? 2018-01-31T16:26:04.153

3 What is tilt anisoplanatism for Laser-guide-star usage in adaptive optic systems? 2018-02-19T05:19:14.730

3 What would the pressure and temperature of gas be, right above Jupiter's gas/liquid boundary? 2018-03-09T20:02:36.703

3 Helium discovered on an exo planet 2018-05-19T12:29:27.460

3 Is it possible to see Saturn from Titan's surface, day and night? 2018-09-07T20:25:27.737

3 Why does the adiabatic exponent decrease at the ionization zones? 2018-09-25T19:53:11.177

2 In the end what is the ultimate matter/element in the universe, due to fusion process in stars? 2014-05-02T09:00:22.137

2 How does water exist within the frost line of a star? 2014-06-19T08:48:16.490

2 Can we hear something on Venus, Mars and Titan? 2014-07-21T19:36:38.103

2 Effect of the absence of atmospheric refraction to sun rise and sunset times 2014-11-25T16:18:51.813

2 Could a magnetars magnetic field have saved Mars atmosphere? 2015-02-21T17:35:40.160

2 Can you assume atmosphere height for the purpose of surface pressure calculation? 2015-04-09T21:00:19.320

2 Shall we say now that Pluto is "larger than Mercury" ? 2015-07-20T17:04:38.337

2 Can a planet with a hydrogen atmosphere have a water ocean with dissolved oxygen? 2017-01-04T21:28:35.590

2 Can IR sensitive cameras read signals from Venus's surface emissions? 2017-04-20T23:02:31.780

2 Effect of Hot/Warm Jupiter atmosphere loss on other planets 2017-04-24T16:02:46.230

2 Does the given radius of a planet/moon include its atmosphere? 2017-04-27T23:26:27.937

2 What is germane doing in the atmosphere of Jupiter? 2017-06-24T19:31:44.877

2 Are the darker blue/black areas in this picture what the atmosphere of Jupiter looks like without clouds? 2017-09-16T18:46:33.667

2 How long can afterglow last after a fireball? 2017-10-06T15:46:09.543

2 What does "O I" mean in the context of detected molecules? 2018-03-01T09:37:21.327

2 Scattered Intensity of Light vs Angles of Incidence and Emission 2018-04-22T14:11:37.313

2 Is thermal disintegration of meteorites variable with lattitude? 2018-06-05T08:03:45.793

2 What is the smallest possible planet with same sea level atmospheric pressure as Earth? 2018-10-29T14:04:26.893

2 What is the underwater temperature of Europa? 2018-11-22T21:43:36.547

1 Why do rocks on other solar system bodies that have an atmosphere seem to be flat? 2014-07-02T10:45:44.520

1 What is the boundary in the atmosphere seen in this video? 2014-12-24T16:21:12.167

1 Why doesn't the Moonrise appear red when viewed from orbit? 2015-07-06T01:02:59.590

1 Public Data Set on Atmospheric Absorbtion / Extinction 2016-01-26T03:47:56.330

1 What is it that distinguishes one atmospheric layer from another? 2016-03-31T20:27:31.443

1 How do astronomers detect gases that are in the atmosphere of exoplanets? 2016-05-30T14:47:38.357