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Anonymous 06/28/14(Sat)02:02 UTC+1 No.6615444 Report

Are artist illustrations of planets accurate?
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Anonymous 06/28/14(Sat)02:15 UTC+1 No.6615459 Report

Yes, just like this artist illustration I made of my car.
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Anonymous 06/28/14(Sat)04:28 UTC+1 No.6615664 Report

negative
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Anonymous 06/28/14(Sat)05:32 UTC+1 No.6615753 Report

>>6615444
Nope. They're pure guesswork based on a bare minimum of data. For exoplanets, we know their orbits (roughly) and either how big they are or how massive they are (but usually not both.)

For the vast majority of exoplanets, that's literally all we know.
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Anonymous 06/28/14(Sat)06:31 UTC+1 No.6615811 Report

>>6615444
how accurate?
define accurate?
does it have to be perfect to be completely accurate?
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