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Precipitation on an outer exomoon heated by tidal heating

This is going to depend on some other factors, but the boring answer is you can decide, because planets are strange and bizarre and the tiniest little changes can lead to enormous effects. My followup ...
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Precipitation on an outer exomoon heated by tidal heating

I'm inclined to think, because altitudinal cooling will be a thing, (in fact more of a thing since, for all intents and purposes, all the heat will be from the ground up) that precipitation will be ...
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Precipitation on an outer exomoon heated by tidal heating

The conditions the OP describes are very similar to Jupiter and Europa. Europa is thought to have a water ocean beneath a relatively smooth icy crust, with a thin oxygen atmosphere. The liquid water ...
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Stability in my habitable planet orbiting a binary system (Solved)

TL;DR: Liva is probably in a stable orbit, and is almost certainly tidally locked. Important thing 1 is the Hill Sphere. The Hill radius of a body is given by $$ r_H \approx a\sqrt[3]{m \over 3M} $$ ...
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Could Jupiter-like planet be able to radiate energy to sustain life on satellite?

Planets always form white-hot because of gravitational energy of the protoplanetary matter falling together. Then they slowly cool down by radiaton, big planets like Jupiter can have red hot outside ...
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