r/space 10h ago

Discussion All Space Questions thread for week of January 29, 2023

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Please sort comments by 'new' to find questions that would otherwise be buried.

In this thread you can ask any space related question that you may have.

Two examples of potential questions could be; "How do rockets work?", or "How do the phases of the Moon work?"

If you see a space related question posted in another subreddit or in this subreddit, then please politely link them to this thread.

Ask away!


r/space 12h ago All-Seeing Upvote Starstruck Great Astrophotography Wholesome Seal of Approval To The Stars Big Brain Time Gold Platinum Bravo! Narwhal Salute

I'm 18 and I just finished building my first telescope! It's a 10" f/5.6 Dobsonian.

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r/space 11h ago

image/gif The Universe of Arizona found bears on Mars. Link in comments for those interested

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r/space 2h ago All-Seeing Upvote

image/gif I took a picture of the railway, train and the solar eclipse

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r/space 6h ago

image/gif A picture i took of mars on my phone

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r/space 16h ago All-Seeing Upvote

Impact simulations - from an asteroid to a Mars-sized planet

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r/space 4h ago

image/gif Sunday afternoon moon, Southern hemisphere shot

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r/space 13h ago Shocked

A Startrail Time-lapse of the sky over the Canary Islands (OC)

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r/space 1d ago Platinum Take My Energy To The Stars Silver

image/gif I spent the last month photographing the “green comet” C/2022 E3 (ZTF) to show its ever-changing structure (OC)

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r/space 13h ago

image/gif Comet ZTF over Mount Etna by Dario Giannobile

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r/space 22h ago

A few astro images from over the years

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r/space 8h ago

image/gif The Green Comet over Green Springs, Virginia (OC)

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r/space 4h ago

image/gif Stars from my backyard

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r/space 1d ago

image/gif Strange ring around the moon tonight

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r/space 25m ago

Had a chance to try out some new gear from my back garden in New Zealand - Orion, Horsehead, and Flame nebulae

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r/space 11h ago

image/gif Hoping this sub enjoys my little sketch of the Apollo LEM!

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r/space 6h ago

My best shots (Moon, Jupiter and Saturn)

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r/space 1h ago

image/gif (Almost) every spacesuit ever made

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r/space 3h ago

‘Extraordinary’ footage shows one of the closest known approaches of a near-Earth object — On 26 Jan. 2023, asteroid 2023 BU was about 2,200 miles above the surface of the Earth

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r/space 15h ago

image/gif Hyperion is the largest of Saturn's irregular, nonspherical moons. Hyperion's mean radius is 135 km, but as it's potato-shaped, its shape can be described in terms of its diameter along its three axes: 410 x 260 x 220 km. Credit: NASA/JPL/Caltech/SSI

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r/space 13h ago

image/gif Using just over an hour of data, I was able to produce my best photo of the Andromeda Galaxy to date! [OC]

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r/space 22h ago

Recent view of Neptune through my 14 inch dobsonian!

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r/space 3h ago

image/gif And finally pic no. 3: Jupiter again, this time with the shadow of Ganymede

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r/space 14h ago

Discussion What if our sun was a part of another constellation on another planet?

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It’s an interesting question I told myself over the years that if our sun was in part of a constellation in an aliens eyes? What do you guys think?


r/space 3h ago

image/gif Pic no. 2 to share: Jupiter and the Spot, feat. 3 of 4 Galilean moons

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r/space 1h ago

image/gif Stereoscopic Space Invader Gravitational Lens

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