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The Great Carina Nebula in viewing range of a planet

How close should a planet be to the Great Carina Nebula for it's inhabitants to look up and see this in the night sky? I'm aware much of the sharpness of the view would be lost due to the atmosphere, ...
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What is the distance between binary planets? [closed]

What should be the distance between two Earth-like binary planets, each having its own moon? Each planet is rotating about a barycenter in a plane of their solar system and the moons are rotating ...
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How close were inns in medieval Europe?

My story takes place in a fantasy/medieval setting, that will incorporate mostly European, most specifically, French medieval inspiration. My main character is traveling from a small village, to a ...
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Approximately how long would it take to walk up four hundred feet of stairs? [closed]

Imagine a very deep mine. You have to carry a whole lot of precious ore (say thirty pounds worth) on your back. You don't have enough energy to run, and the high heat underground is getting to you. ...