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Julian
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28 Sep 2019 23:40

A minineptune smaller than the Earth? Should we consider it a very small Neptune or a very cold Venus? Note how high the ESI is even though it bears very little resemblance to Earth.
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29 Sep 2019 01:16

Julian wrote:
Source of the post Note how high the ESI is even though it bears very little resemblance to Earth.

The ESI value is calculated from radius, density, escape velocity and surface temperature.
These values are all relatively earth-like on the planet.
(The ESI value has nothing to do with whether a planet is habitable.)
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25 Oct 2019 17:36

I just found something weird: RS 0-7-970917-2306-63-4-4095-384 B2, a planet with rings that cast a shadow sideways. Yes, sideways, as in at a 90° angle from the rings themselves
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28 Oct 2019 03:48

Julian wrote:
A minineptune smaller than the Earth?

Omg so interesting, I'm curious to know if it's possible.
I suppose the classification is that due to the planet's composition.
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28 Oct 2019 22:14

Julian,
That is more a vapor planet rather than a true gas planet.  Think of it as an Ice planet or water world with a runaway greenhouse effect.

Edit:  This is not to say true gas planets can't get very small under the right circumstances.

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29 Oct 2019 03:55

Salvo wrote:
Julian wrote:
A minineptune smaller than the Earth?

Omg so interesting, I'm curious to know if it's possible.
I suppose the classification is that due to the planet's composition.

and it would have a thinner atmosphere so easier to see nice colors in the sky :)
 
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27 Dec 2019 13:15

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A planet around a black hole with aurorae. Very weird!
Is it possible?
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28 Feb 2020 17:41

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29 Feb 2020 00:29

Undoubtedly the alien equivalent of the Great Wall of China.
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26 Mar 2020 19:46

RS 8474-1353-8-11843531-674 is a planemo with 3 moons, the weird part is that it is being lit by its closest moon. I even bookmarked as "How?"
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27 Mar 2020 07:19

Ok, this may be a bit old, but back in the earlier days of 0.990, there was this one star that was very glitchy. I think it's been fixed now.
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Sometimes it would appear yellow...
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other times it flashes purple!
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27 Mar 2020 15:10

I noticed that a lot of the crazy objects are brown dwarves, speaking of which.
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I also found a "blue hypergiant".
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14 May 2020 20:13

A Saturn-mass ice giant with a marine terra 3x the mass of Earth (with rings!!!) orbiting it.

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