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What planet has the most visible rings

Saturn is the planet with the most visible rings. Saturn's rings are one of the most iconic symbols of astronomy.
Saturn is the planet in our solar system that is famous for the rings.

What about Earth allows it to maintain bodies of water

moderate temperatures and strong gravity (APEX)

An explosion of a star

When a star explodes, it is referred to as a nova. If the star is large enough, it will create a super nova. And if the star is dense enough, it does not explode, but instead collapses on itself and forms a black hole

The movement of Earth around the sun is called

Orbit

What is the smallest of the terrestrial planets

Mercury is the smallest of the terrestrial planets.

Contains mostly older stars with a red color

elliptical galaxy....

Stellar equilibrium is a balance between what two things

Outward pressure and inward gravity

Why isn't it possible to have a full moon and a solar eclipse at the same time

In a full moon, the Moon is on the other side of Earth from the Sun. In a solar eclipse, the Moon is on the SAME side of the Earth as the Sun.

Which types of clouds are made up mostly of ice crystal's

Cirrus Clouds are mostly made up entirely of ice crystals.

What are the small dense remains of a high mass star

What are the small dense remains of a high mass star

A detected apparent change in the pitch caused by the motion of a sound source or of an observer is called

The Doppler effect.

The Doppler effect.

The Doppler effect.

The Doppler effect.

Is it true Pluto has a moon

Pluto has five moons.

Do terrestrial planets have more moons than the outer gas giants

Terrestrial means on Earth so Earth is the only terrestrial planet

This is incorrect, the first 4 planets are terrestrial as they are solidly bound planets. Pluto was also a terrestrial dwarf planet. Any planet can have moons but due to the gas giants having larger gravitational forces they have traditionally gathered more moons. Thusly, no.

The giant red spot is found on the planet

the giant red spot is found in the planet jupiter.

Which Planets in our solar system is most habitable besides Earth

There is no planet other than Earth that is known to be habitable. By habitable I mean a person could walk on the surface without a space suit and not fry or freeze or suffocate or get a lethal dose of radiation...

Does charon belong to Kuiper belt

Yes, it is a moon of Pluto, which is a Kuiper belt object.

Are the phases of the moon caused by the moon moving into the sun's shadow

no its caused by the moon moving in to the earths shadow

What has the most habitable other than earth

Mars

When the moon is on the side of the earth and opposite the sun

When the moon is on the side of the earth opposite the sun you get a full-moon.

Which contributes to the lack of evidence of the period of heavy bombardment on earth

Plate movements

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